LION SPEARING. Special Zoology Leaflet No. 1. By Carl E. Akeley.

LION SPEARING. Special Zoology Leaflet No. 1. By Carl E. Akeley.
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Author Akeley (Carl E.).
Book Code 34220
ISBN B00MK7Z3O4
Book Description Very good stapled paperback.

1926 1st edition. Large 4to stapled paperback (229 x 304mm). Pp7, + 3 full-page monochrome plates.
Book Cover Paperback
Published Date 1926
Publisher Field Museum of Natural History.
Place Chicago, Illinois.
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This is Carl Akeley's essay describing his experiences lion spearing with Ugandan tribesmen. An excerpt from Roosevelt's African Game Trails is also include, describing lion spearing with the Nandi (relations of the Masai) in South Africa. Akeley later made a series of bronze sculptures portraying the hunt. Full-page photograph plates of these tableaux are included.

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