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Hunter (J.A.)


Published: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1952

Edition: 1st

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xiii plus 242pp. Cloth hardcover with gilt title to spine. B/W frontis of the author and several b/w photo illustrations.

Some stains and marks to cover, light wear to spine ends. Light foxing to EPS and prelims and some damp staining to pre-title and frontis edges. Title page has been backed/reinforced with fibre-tissue. Random light foxing to a few internal pages.

Hunter's best known book and a classic on African hunting. Rogue elephant, rhino and buffalo, lion in Masailand, bongo in the Ituri rain forest and "a host of other vividly described dangerous critters". "With an introductory note by Captain A.T.A.Ritchie, O.B.E., M.C., Game Warden of Kenya, 1923-1949." Chapters include; rogue elephant; Scotland - John Hunter; Africa - Professional Hunter; Serengeti safari; clients, brave and otherwise; lion hunting in Masailand; Masai spearmen - the bravest of the brave; life and 'death' of a white hunter; the hidden Isle of Fumve; buffalo hunting; the Ituri Forest; the great Makueni rhino hunt; game warden - a variety of rogue; guns, men and fear; big-game photography; the most dangerous game; homecoming

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 222mm x 146mm x 26mm
  • Sold By: Booktown Africana
  • Contact Person: Chris Shelton
  • Country: South Africa
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