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Rushby, G. G.

No More the Tusker

Published: W. H. Allen, London, 1965

Edition: First

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8vo; original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 205; plates. Dustwrapper somewhat rubbed and edgeworn, with earlier owner's tape repairs to reverse; bump to top edge of lower board; signature to verso of half-title, facing title page (conceivably that of the author); earlier owner's tape repair to one plate; occasional fox spot. Good to very good condition.

(Czech, p. 242) George Gilman Rushby (1900-1968) was the subject of T. V. Bulpin's The Hunter is Death, which related events from his life, particularly the hunting down of a pride of lions reputed to have killed 1500 people. "Rushby describes his numerous big game hunting adventures both as a professional hunter and as a game warden in Tanganyika (Tanzania). He provides detailed chapters on hunting elephants, man-eating leopards and lions, and other game. In addition, he supplies a good chapter on rifles, and a section on renowned elephant hunter James Sutherland." - Kenneth Czech, An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books, 1785-1999

  • Jacket Condition: Good to very good
  • Binding Condition: Good to very good
  • Overall Condition: Good to very good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Sold By: Christison Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Lindsay Christison
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 041 371 4844
  • Preferred Payment Methods: EFT, Paypal
  • Trade Associations: SABDA, IOBA

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