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Selous, Frederick Courteney 1851-1917

Overview
Works: 150 works in 446 publications in 2 languages and 3,305 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Guidebooks  Anecdotes  Biography  Sources  Political platforms 
Roles: Author, Editor, Cartographer, Contributor
Classifications: DT958, 799.2774428
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Most widely held works about Frederick Courteney Selous
 
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Most widely held works by Frederick Courteney Selous
Travel and adventure in South-East Africa; being the narrative of the last eleven years spent by the author on the Zambesi and its tributaries; with an account of the colonisation of Mashunaland and the progress of the gold industry in that country by Frederick Courteney Selous( Book )

47 editions published between 1893 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Being the narrative of the last eleven years spent by the author on the Zambesi and its tributaries; with an account of the colonisation of Mashunaland and the progress of the gold industry in that country."
A hunter's wanderings in Africa : being a narrative of nine years spent amongst the game of the far interior of South Africa, containing accounts of explorations beyond the Zambesi, on the river Chobe, and in the Matabele and Mashuna countries, with full notes upon the natural history and present distribution of all the large M̲a̲m̲m̲a̲l̲i̲a̲ by Frederick Courteney Selous( Book )

61 editions published between 1881 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow noted adventurer Frederick Courteney Selous as he spends nine years amongst the game of the far interior of South Africa as a professional hunter beginning in 1871 at the young age of 20. In his preface he notes, " ... my pages are naturally chiefly devoted to the ferae naturae amongst which I have been constantly living. Some of my conclusions with regard to lions, rhinoceroses, or other animal, may differ from those arrived at by other men equally competent to give an opinion; but, at all events, they are the result of a long personal experience of the beasts themselves, and
African nature notes and reminiscences by Frederick Courteney Selous( Book )

19 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent hunting trips in British North America by Frederick Courteney Selous( Book )

14 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man-eaters of Tsavo by J. H Patterson( Book )

12 editions published between 1907 and 2005 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of two man-eating lions who terrorized East Africa in the later part of the 19th century that brought to a halt the construction of a new railway line
Sport and travel : east and west by Frederick Courteney Selous( Book )

11 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hunter's wanderings in Africa by Frederick Courteney Selous( Book )

14 editions published between 1890 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunshine and storm in Rhodesia, being a narrative of events in Matabeleland both before and during the recent native insurrection up to the date of the disbandment of the Bulawayo Field Force by Frederick Courteney Selous( Book )

26 editions published between 1896 and 2007 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Newfoundland guide book, 1905, including Labrador and St. Pierre by D. W Prowse( Book )

4 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hunter's wanderings in Africa by Frederick Courteney Selous( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa's greatest hunter : the lost writings of Frederick C. Selous by Frederick Courteney Selous( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years ardent fans have known that Selous wrote many articles in rare periodicals such as The Field as well as being a contributor to the hunting books of other authors. Now, for the first time, Safari Press and well-known Africana expert Dr. Jim Casada present Selous's articles in book form. Read about his early hunting days in Botswana; his hunts after the lions of the Kalahar; his elephant hunting adventures; his views on hippo; his presentation to the Royal Geographic Society concerning his hunts in Southern Africa; and much more
The living animals of the world; a popular natural history with one thousand illustrations by C. J Cornish( Book )

3 editions published between 1901 and 1902 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gun at home and abroad; the big game of Africa and Europe by Frederick Courteney Selous( Book )

5 editions published between 1914 and 1915 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big game of Africa and Europe by Frederick Courteney Selous( Book )

1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war in South Africa : letters contributed to the "Times" by Mr. F.C. Selous, the well-known traveller and sportsman by Frederick Courteney Selous( Book )

5 editions published between 1899 and 1900 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous ... With 16 full-page illustrations by John Guille Millais( Book )

3 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstruction in South Africa by Frederick Courteney Selous( Book )

3 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The man-eaters of Tsavo
Alternative Names
Frederick Courteney Selous englischer Großwildjäger und Offizier

Frederick Courtney Selous

Frederick Selous Brits ontdekkingsreiziger (1851-1917)

Selous, F. C. 1851-1917

Selous, F. C. (Frederick Courteney), 1851-1917

Selous, Frederick C. Jr

Selous, Frederick Courtenay 1851-1917

Селус, Фредерик Кортни

Фредерик Селоус

فريدريك سيلوس

Languages
English (309)

French (1)

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A hunter's wanderings in Africa : being a narrative of nine years spent amongst the game of the far interior of South Africa, containing accounts of explorations beyond the Zambesi, on the river Chobe, and in the Matabele and Mashuna countries, with full notes upon the natural history and present distribution of all the large M̲a̲m̲m̲a̲l̲i̲a̲The man-eaters of TsavoAfrica's greatest hunter : the lost writings of Frederick C. Selous