London: Longmans, Green, 1894. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. 8vo. Original blue cloth, untrimmed. A very good copy. Item #409175
First edition of this account of big-game hunting and traveling in South Africa. The dedication copy to Haggard, inscribed by Montague on the front flyleaf: "H. Rider Haggard Esq. with the Author's Compliments." The printed dedication reads: "To Rider Haggard, this work is Dedicated by its Author, in Token of Esteem and Also of Admiration of His Genius." With marginal pencil markings or underlinings on 11 pages by Haggard: he reviewed the book favorably in the 'African Review' for July 28, 1894. Tipped in is Haggard's hieroglyphic bookplate. (BA).