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Jose Pardal

Elephant Hunting in Portuguese East Africa. (Numbered and signed 238 of 1000 copies).

Published: Safari Press Inc, Long Beach, California. USA, 1990

Edition: First Limited Edition

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Jose Pardal hunted for over thirty years in Portuguese East Africa, in what is known today as Mozambique. During the years following World War II, Pardal hunted ivory by himself with only his family and occasional friends for companions. Without the help of any professional hunter, he shot nearly 100 elephants, the great majority above-average tuskers.

This book chronicles the hunting-life story of a nearly vanished breed of man: those who single-handedly hunted elephants for prolonged periods of time. Follow Ze (Pardal's nickname) as he takes the reader after rogues, lands in the middle of a stampeding elephant herd, records an encounter between a snake and an elephant, and tells the stories of those elephant hunters who got killed by their quarry. Introduction by Jose Antonio Martins Vitorino

This volume six in Safaris Press's Classics in African Hunting Series.  Signed and numbered 238 of 1000 copies.

Dark green rexine boards with gilt outline and blocking and gilt elephant vignette to upper board. 285 pages text with supporting illustrations.

Fine with Slipcase.

  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: 24 x 16.5 cm. With Slipcase.
  • Sold By: Quathlamba Winds Books
  • Contact Person: Ian & Yvonne Halford
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: info@qwbooks.co.uk
  • Telephone: 01743 361772
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal-Cheques-Direct Transfer to UK Bank.
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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