Hubert Conway Maydon (1884 - 1944) had a distinguished military career in the 12th Lancers and Eygptian Army. Naturally for the times, this went alongside a big game hunting and writing career.
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Simien: Its Heights And Abysses by H C Maydon (1925) is a record of travel and sport in Abyssinia, with some account of the sacred city of Aksum and the ruins of Gondar.
Big Game Shooting In Africa edited by H C Maydon (1932) is one of the cornerstone books on African big game hunting. Includes writings by Burrard, Powell-Cotton, Gordon-Cumming, Lyell, Swayne and others.
Big Game Of Africa by H C Maydon (1935) is a handbook for the novice big game hunter. Each species, along with hunting methods, is categorized by geographical location. Of greater interest is a chapter on the author's adventures hunting buffalo, addax in the Sudan, Barbary sheep, Nubian ibex, nyala and bongo.
Big Game Of India by H C Maydon (1937) is mainly about Kashmiri sheep, ibex and markhor but also covers Central Provinces, Southern India and Burma.
Across Eritrea: A Safari To Find The Abyssinian Ibex by H C Maydon (1924) is an article extracted from the Royal Geographical Society Journal.
North Kordofan To South Dongola by H C Maydon (1923) is an article extracted from the Royal Geographical Society Journal.
The Pagan Spirit by H C Maydon (1931)
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