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Robert c Ruark

Horn of the Hunter

The Story of an African Safari

Published: Hutchinson & CO, London, 1954

Edition: 1st

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Hutchinson, London, 1954. 1st UK edition. Very good original cloth in a very good complete pictorial dust jacket. Internally fine with numerous black and white photo ills. Sketch drawings by the author. 64 pages. Scarce UK edition.

Hunting Classic that made Ruark famous as an African hunter.  The safari started in Nairobi, where the Ruarks hired Harry Selby, one of the best professional hunters in the business. With him came a group of native runners and bearers, a jeep, and a broken-down lorry. One of the best writers of our time shares his experiences of an African safari,  the ferocity of a wounded buffalo, the acid sweat of fear and the lure of the kill. 

  • Jacket Condition: Very Good
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 8 Vo
  • Sold By: White Eagle Books
  • Contact Person: Andrew Saidi
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 020 8997 9894
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal
  • Trade Associations: PBFA IOBA


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