London: Edward Stanford, 1892. First Edition. Octavo. Item #021556
405pp. with numerous illustrations made by the half-tone process. Buxton was a leading conservationist in England like his good friend through correspondence, Theodore Roosevelt. He had planned to visit America and conduct a hunting trip with T.R. but his wife's illness kept him close to home. Includes chapters on hunting, the Rocky Mountains, the Pyrenean Ibex and reminiscences of alpine climbing during the decade following the formation of the Alpine club. While author was not a distinguished sportsman, he did kill 84 animals. The deluxe edition bound in full pictorial gilt vellum pictorial spine and top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, corners lightly bumped, early owner's bookplate. A handsome copy.