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Wolhuter (Harry)


Illustrations by C.T. Astley-Maberly.

Published: Wild Life Protection Society of South Africa, Johannesburg, 1948

Edition: First edition

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313 pages, frontispiece portrait, map on endpapers, 16 plates, numerous line drawings, original green cloth gilt, a very good copy in the dust jacket. 

Czech (Dr. Kenneth P.) An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785-1999 (Second enlarged edition, Trophy Room Press, 2011), page 307, ’Foreword by J. Stevenson-Hamilton. Wolhuter recounts his 44 years spent as a game ranger in Kruger National Park dealing with poachers, rogues and wild game in general. Perhaps his most famous incident occurred when he was forced to kill a lion with his knife as the beast dragged him away.’

  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 8vo (250 x 165 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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