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The Ivory Trail

by Bulpin, T. V.

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(Cape Town: Books of Africa, 1967). 8vo; original pictorial boards; pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. (viii) + 235; frontis. portrait and colour plates; Astley Maberly line drawings in text. Earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper; faint tape stains to pastedowns; some foxing to edges. Very good condition, in a near-fine dustwrapper. "The uproarious story of Bvekenya, the greatest… Read more
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African Nature Notes and Reminiscences

by Selous, Frederick Courteney

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(Salisbury: The Pioneer Head, 1969). Number 1845 of an edition limited to 2112 copies. The text is a facsimile of the 1908 Macmillan 1st edition. 8vo; original salmon-coloured cloth; pictorial dustwrapper; top edge gilt; endpaper facsimile; pp. (vi) + xxx + 356, incl. index; colour frontis. portrait; plates. Flaps of dustwrapper appear to have been trimmed; earlier owner's… Read more
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The Hunter is Death

by Bulpin, T. V.

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(Cape Town: Books of Africa, 1968). Illustrated by C. T. Astley Maberly. 8vo; original grey boards; no dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. viii + 348; line drawings in text. Sunned on backstrip; boards a bit bowed; damp stain to upper board; earlier owner's name signed on half-title verso; ripple and trace of damp-stain to several leaves; some foxing. Good reading… Read more
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Always Lightly Tread

by Wilmot, E. Cronje

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(Cape Town: Howard Timmins, [1957]). First edition. Edited and illustrated by C. T. Astley Maberly. 8vo; original light brown cloth, lettered in grey to spine and upper cover; pictorial dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. viii + 254; line drawings in text. Very good dustwrapper has merest trace of edgewear and some fox spots to reverse side; earlier owner's name signed in… Read more
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A Hunter's Life in South Africa

by Cumming, R. Gordon

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9780869202098
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(Bulawayo: Books of Zimbabwe, 1980) 086920209X. These are the first two volumes in the 'African Hunting Reprint Series.' Text facsimile reprint of the two-volume John Murray 2nd edition of 1850, with a new introduction by Professor James A. Casada. Two 8vo volumes; original brown boards with gilt lettering to spine, and gilt elephant device to upper board in… Read more
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Land of the Black Buffalo

by Smiles, Paul

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(London: Faber and Faber, 1961). First edition. 8vo; original yellow cloth, lettered in blue on spine; price-clipped pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 184. Dustwrapper edgeworn, a little foxed, and partially tanned; edges, endpapers and outermost leaves somewhat foxed. Good condition. (Hackett, p. 256) "Smiles was a renowned game warden in old Bechuanaland who managed to effectively carry out his duties in spite… Read more
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(Bulawayo: Books of Zimbabwe, 1989). This is the eighth volume in the 'African Hunting Reprint Series.' Text facsimile reprint of the New York edition of 1913, with a new introduction by Professor James A. Casada. 8vo;original brown boards with gilt lettering to spine, and gilt elephant device to upper board; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (xxii) + xvi + 379, incl. index;… Read more
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Twenty-Five Years in a Waggon

by Anderson, Andrew A.

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9780869770450
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(Cape Town: Struik, 1974) 0869770454. Number 321 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. This is the forty-eighth volume in the Africana Collectanea series. Text facsimile of the Chapman and Hall edition of 1888. 8vo; original red rexine with gilt lettering to spine, and gilt publisher's device to upper board; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (iv) + xii + (ii) +… Read more
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(New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986) 031200107X. A volume in the 'Peter Capstick Adventure Library', the series editor of which is Peter Hathaway Capstick. 8vo; original purple boards, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. (viii) + 266, incl. index; photographs. Trace of foxing to edges. Very good condition. 'Owen Letcher's classic, Big Game Hunting in North-Eastern… Read more
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African Buffalo Trails

by Burger, John F.

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(London: Robert Hale, 1957). First British edition. The American edition was released as 'Horned Death'. 8vo; original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 221; plates. Dustwrapper a little edgeworn, with slight loss to head of spine panel; backstrip slightly sunned at head; some moderate foxing. Very good condition. (Czech, p. 45) "An Afrikaner, Burger hunted throughout… Read more
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(Cape Town: Struik, 1967). 8vo; original brown cloth, lettered in gilt on spine; dustwrapper; endpaper map; pp. xii + 268, incl. index; plates. Trace of foxing. Very good condition. (Czech: An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785-1999, p. 262) "Major Stabb was an officer of the 32nd Regiment (Duke of Cornwall's) Light Infantry, stationed… Read more
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A Breath of the Wilds

by Foran, W. Robert

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(London: Robert Hale, 1958). First edition. 8vo; original green boards, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 206, incl. index; plates. Dustwrapper slightly damp-rippled, somewhat rubbed, edgeworn, with a little loss; club book label and ownership inscription to front free endpaper; edges and endpapers a little foxed; merest suggestion of damp ingress to top edges of boards. Good condition.… Read more
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African Nature Notes and Reminiscences

by Selous, Frederick Courteney

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ISBN
9780947020163
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(Alberton: Galago, 1986) 0947020160. The text is a facsimile of the 1908 Macmillan 1st edition. Large 8vo; original green boards, lettered in white on spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper (housed in removable protector); pp. xxx + 356, incl. index; plates. Spine panel of dustwrapper very slightly sunned; trace of spotting to top edge. Very good condition. Kenneth Czech describes… Read more
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Noord van die Zambesi

by Bruwer, J.P. van S.

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(no place: Voortrekkerpers, 1966). Author's signed presentation inscription to front free endpaper reads: "Mev. Benjamin. Stap net hierdie kort rukkie saam op die lang pad van die verlede en vergeet die sorge van die lewe ... / J Bruwer, 20.12,66, U.P.E." 8vo; original pale blue boards, lettered in black on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 125. Dustwrapper rubbed and edgeworn; foxed… Read more
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(no place [USA]: Scholar Select, no date). Text facsimile of the Library of Congress copy of the 1896 New York edition, published by Charles Barker Bradford. 8vo; glacé boards; pp. 207 + original publisher's adverts.; some illustrations. Fine condition. Field and Stream, St. Paul, Minn.: "Charles Barker Bradford will issue what will prove, perhaps, the last… Read more
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African Camera Hunts

by Stockley, Lieut.-Colonel C. H.

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(London: Country Life Limited, 1948). 4to; original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and upper cover; no dustwrapper; pp. ix + (i) + 182; plates. Backstrip slightly frayed at head and tail; corners turned; cloth a little rubbed and stippled; gift inscription to front free endpaper; moderate foxing throughout; archival tape reinforcing to tail of upper hinge.… Read more
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Safari Sam

by Makepeace, Gordon

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(London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1933). Demy 8vo; original blue cloth; no dustwrapper; pp. 254; frontis. portrait. Cloth irregularly sunned and a bit worn at extremities; fore-corners a little turned; spine somewhat cocked; archival tape strengthening to hinges; sporadic foxing. Fair to good. Uncommon. (Czech [2011], p. 179) 'Makepeace, a journalist, recorded the experiences of "Safari… Read more
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Handgun Hunting

by Nonte, Major George C., and Lee E. Jurras

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9780876912119
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(New York: Winchester Press, 1975) 0876912110. Presentation inscription from co-author Lee E. Jurras on title page. 8vo; original brown boards; laminated dustwrapper; pp. ix + (i) + 245, incl. index; several photographs. Dustwrapper a little rubbed, and sunned to spine panel; occasional fox spot. Very good condition. "Here is the first book to tell the sportsman… Read more
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The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes. Shooting. Moor and Marsh

by Lord Walsingham and Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey

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(London, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1909). 8vo; original pictorial cloth; pp. xiv + 358 + adverts.; plates, line drawings (incl. some by Whymper); tables. Ex-library copy with label on front pastedown and code on spine; light wear to cloth; some hand-stamps and codes inside; scattered light foxing. Good to very good condition. "Invigorating mountain air and wild scenery… Read more
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The Treasury of Sporting Guns

by Waterman, Charles F.

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(London: Hamlyn, 1979). 4to; original brown rexine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 240, incl. index; profusely illustrated with photographs and reproductions of contemporary artwork, including some in full colour. Dustwrapper edgeworn, and torn, with loss to top edge; some light spotting to outer leaves. Very good condition, in a fair to good dustwrapper. "Whatever his target, wherever in the… Read more
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