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(Alberton: Galago, 1986) 0947020128. 4to; original grey boards, lettered in silver gilt to spine; laminated pictorial dustwrapper; 143 + (i); profusely illustrated with the famous line drawings and full-colour natural history studies. Dustwrapper slightly tanned, with trace of edgewear; light browning to edges. Very good condition. "Captain Harris was an accomplished writer and an observant and reliable naturalist, as can… Read more
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African Nature Notes and Reminiscences

by Selous, Frederick Courteney

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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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(Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1875). First edition. Demy 8vo; original black-ruled cloth with gilt buffalo head device to upper board; rebacked in olive-green morocco with gilt-on-black label to spine; new endpapers; pp. xxi + (i) + 428; chromolithograph frontis. and title page vignette; plates; line drawings in text; map in colours. Extremities rubbed and bumped; moderate foxing; occasional fox… Read more
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(London: Penguin Books, 1992) 0140168850. 270 x 214 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 383, incl. index; profusely illustrated with contemporary photographs and artwork, including some colour; some modern photographs in colour; maps. Near-fine condition. "In this magnificent book, Bartle Bull charts the history of the African safari from the first great expedition of 1836, as Cornwallis Harris crossed… Read more
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Jungle Fever

by Zwilling, Ernst A.

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(London: The Travel Book Club, by arrangement with Souvenir Press,1956). Translated by Mervyn Savill. 8vo; original pale brown boards, lettered in black on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 216; plates. Dustwrapper somewhat edgeworn, and partially sunned; foxing to edges and endpapers, some fox spots elsewhere. Good condition. "The translated adventures of an Austrian big game hunter in… 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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(Johannesburg: Africana Book Society, 1977) 0949973254. Text facsimile of the 1912 Unwin first edition, with a new introduction by Professor R. S. Roberts. 8vo; light brown rexine, with silver gilt lettering to spine; upper cover with silver gilt lettering, hunter and oryx device; tinted top edge; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. xvi + 359, incl. index; colour frontis. with tissue-guard; plates;… 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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Shooting ways and shooting days

by Nichols, J.C.M.

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(London, Herbert Jenkins, no date). Pictorial dustwrapper, frayed, original cloth, pp. 144, text-illustrations, colour frontispiece, a few plates. Book-plate of Jack Vincent on the front pastedown endpaper, text lightly-browned (war economy paper-stock), edges a little foxed. 'This book deals with the subject of small-game shooting in this country. Walking, driving, shore shooting are all discussed seriatim; the author combining his… Read more
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(New York, Stackpole & Heck, 1950). Original red cloth, very slightly marked, spine slightly faded, pp. (x) + 307, text-illustrations. Endpapers and edges slightly foxed. .
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Sport on fell, beck, & tarn

by Clapham, Richard

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(London, Heath Cranton Limited, 1924). Original cloth a little marked, pp. 164, frontispiece, plates. Armorial book-plate on the front pastedown, foxing. .
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Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour

by Surtees, R.S.

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(London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co., no date). 8vo, original red cloth with gilt and black titles and decoration (worn and faded, with soiled backstrip); endpapers, prelim's and final pages browned and very foxed, with some dye-staining to margins from cover's red cloth; ownership inscription and gift inscription (dated "Xmas 1905") on front free endpaper; pages cut, some inexpertly so; with… Read more
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The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes. Hunting

by Beaufort, the Earl of (and others)

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(London, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1906). 8vo; original pictorial cloth; pp. xii + 391 (+ adverts.); line drawings in text. Ex-library copy with label on front pastedown and code on spine; some hand-stamps and codes inside; scattered moderate foxing. Good condition. "The animal chosen as an example of what a hound should be is the Badminton Potentate .… Read more
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