Screed of Safari Scribe by Virginia Feild Walton Brooks
Memphis, TN: privately printed, 1947. Virginia Feild Walton Brooks traveled to the Northern Frontier District of Kenya with her husband, cotton magnate Berry Brooks, and their 13-year old daughter. With Donald Ker as their professional hunter, the trio bagged rhinos, lions, elephants, and a large and wide variety of antelope species. Original elephant ivory decorated red wraps. Illustrated with photos.
On one of several trips to Africa Mr. Berry Brooks a renowned big game hunter from Memphis, TN. is accompanied by his wife Virginia (Author) and their young teenage daughter also named Virginia. This book is a narrative of their travels fom Memphis to Africa and their stops on the way. It also includes comments of their hunting and daily camp life while on Safari. All three take different game on their lengthly quest to the dark continent. Interesting reading taken from a time when African Safaris lacked many modern conveniences.