London & Nairobi: Newland Tarlton & Co, [n.d., early 1920s].
Illustrated with 41 mounted halftones (including a folding panoramic view), folding color map of the estate in back. Pp. 43, . 1 vols. Folio. Beige printed wrappers, with map in pocket at rear. Ink stamps of Rowland Ward, Piccadilly. Some wear (bottom third of spine split, pocket loosened from back cover). Very good. OCLC: 26167731 (Yale & Washington Univ., Mo.). Item #313018
Elaborate illustrated prospectus for the Juja Estate of Sir William Northrup McMillan, which served as Roosevelt's base when he visited east Africa (cf. Czech, Africa, p. 139). The numerous photographs show big game trophies, the landscape and buildings of the estate, and one of Roosevelt standing over a trophy water buffalo. The estate was offered for £30,000. The adjoining property, Donya Sabuk Farm, is now Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park.
With a loosely inserted photograph of a smiling Osa Johnson astride a bagged rhinoceros; and a T.L.S. on the subject of lion cubs from Mary Webb.
UNCOMMON AND INTERESTING.
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