Milano: Ulrico Hoepli, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #26417
xv, 525pp. Beautiful green half morocco over marbled boards, covers tooled in blind, spine with raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold and with gilt animal motifs. Signed and inscribed by Count Felice Scheibler on the half title page. With 250 wood engravings from photographs by the author, and others. With an appendix offering advice on weapons and cameras for safari, and more. Seven years of game hunting trips, from the Rocky Mountains to British Columbia, from India to Ceylon, from Africa to Russia. Scheibler was, among other things, the founder of the Società Milanese per la Caccia a Cavallo and of the Croce Azzurra, and the promoter of the first horse show in Milan in 1885. Light scattered foxing. A bright, near fine copy. In the Italian language. ; Octavo.