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Author: AFLALO F.G.

The Sportsman's Book For India

1904.  1st Edn,.  Horace Marshall and Son.  XVI 567 pages, frontis folding map of the Indian empire, numerous illus from photographs + 4 maps, some occasional foxing, inscription to FEP, publishers green cloth clean and bright, titles in black, tiger vignette to upper board and sporting vignette to spine. a vg copy. Shooting, fishing sports and games with horses, and some minor sports and games. [19954]
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Author: AFLALO F.G.

The Sportsman's Book For India

1904.  1st Edn,.  Horace Marshall and Son.  XVI 567 pages, frontis folding map of the Indian empire, numerous illus from photographs + 4 maps, publishers green cloth clean and bright, titles in black, tiger vignette to upper board and sporting vignette to spine. a vg copy. Shooting, fishing sports and games with horses, and some minor sports and games. [20024]
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Author: AFLALO F.G.

Sunshine And Sport In Florida And The West Indies

nd Circa 1907.  2nd Edn,.  T Werner Laurie.  XV 272 pages, TEG, 47 illus from photographs, partially unopened copy, big game angling bookplate of Jack Reece to front end paper. Publishers dark green cloth, title to upper board and spine in white with gilt design to upper board. US flag in gilt to head of spine. A very good clean copy of a book seldom found in good condition. A guide to the Englishman for a sporting holiday in Florida, Gulf of Mexico and the West Indies, much of the book is devoted to tarpon fishing, the first English edition? [17006]
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Author: AJAX

Good Hunting Or What To Do On Shikar And How To Do It

nd 1913.  Thacker Spink and Co.  Calcutta.  XIV 62 pages, tipped in photo frontis of shot bear, original limp card cover with paper dj with title to upper flap, some rubbing to spine edges o/w vg. Includes shooting, camp equipment, shooting from a machan. A fragile book and quite scarce only 1 copy located in the British Library. [14127]
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Author: ALEXANDER R.D.T., MARTIN-LEAKE A.

Some Signposts To Shikar

1932.  1st Edn,.  IX 127 pages, published for the Bengal Railway Magazine Calcutta, Large 8vo, illus throughout from photos of game animals, their tracks, contents clean, original red cloth, some water marks where colour of cloth has run, g+. A scarce title giving much information on guns, equipment, camps, tracking, footprints etc. [9299]
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Author: ALMEIDA A.de

Jaguar Hunting In The Mato Grosso

1976.  1st Edn,.  Stanwell Press.  194 pages, numerous illus from photographs, pictorial card covers, a vg+ copy. Title published by Dimitri Papqlios after a bet with the author to swim across a river full of piranhas. Almedida was one of the great big game hunters of South America hunting record jaguars. [20395]
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Author: ANDERSON Andrew A

Twenty Five Years In A Waggon In THe Gold Region Of Africa

1887.  1st Edn.  Chapman And Hall.  x 307, vi 253 pages, 2 volumes, frontis to each volume + 12 full page plates, bound in contemporary 1/2 dark red leather marbled boards, both volumes rubbed and spine joints cracked in places. Vol. II upper board holding on ties but bindings and text block remain tight, each volume with the signature of H.G.Bryden 1889 in ink. The book has numerous sporting encounters with lion, leopard, giraffe, buffalo as well as plains game. A title getting difficult to find in the first edition especially Bryden's personal copy. Czech 6. [20461]
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Author: ANDERSON Andrew A.

Twenty Five Years In A Wagon, Sport And Travel In South Africa

1888.  1st single volume Edn,.  London Chapman And Hall.  XII,423 pages, 40pp advs, 14 full page plates + folding map, bookplate to front paste down, publishers green cloth, light rubbing to edges, corners rubbed and bumped, some occasional marking to cloth overall a good+ tight copy. Numerous sporting encounters with lion, leopard, giraffe and buffalo + plains game. Czech 6. [5466]
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Author: ANDERSON Kenneth

Tales From the Indian Jungle

1970.  1st Edn,.  204 pages, Illus, vg+ in dj. [2536]
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Author: ANDERSON, Major G H Andy

African Safaris

nd 1946.  1st Edn..  Nakura Press.  xvi 173 pages, small 4to., full page illus throughout, original green cloth, light wear to top of spine, small discoloration mark to cloth lower front edge, but overall a vg copy of a scarce title. Anderson was one of the founders of the East African Hunters Assoc. recalls numerous elephant hunting adventures, a trek with James Sutherland, also covers lion and leopard hunting. Czech 4.5 "quite a scarce work". [20434]
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Author: ANON.

East African Wildlife Journal

1963, 64, 65.  3 Vols, 131, 175, 137 pages, small 4to., illus, map diagrams, green cloth, gilt on Vol. II a little dull, The first 3 volumes in the series. [11886]
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Author: ANON.

the Elephant Masters Of Po Oo, A Celebration Of Men And Elephants

1994.  1994 Edn,.  5 + 32 pages, 4to., 18 pages of photographs, pictorial paper covers, ring binding, a proposal for a TV documentary, giving background information, vg. [12657]
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Author: ANON.

The Hoghunters Annual

1928.  1st Edn,.  The Pioneer Press.  Allahabad.  119 pages, lge 8vo, coloured frontis, full page plates from photographs and drawings + text illus, some spotting to contents, pictorial card covers, new matching spine. The first in the series. [19011]
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Author: ANON.

The Hoghunters' Annual

1929.  The Times Of India Press.  Bombay.  Vol. II, xxxiv adverts, 136 pages, 4to., advs, illus including colour plate, text and full page drawings and photographs, small mark to blank margin of 2 of the advert pages, pictorial card covers, cloth spine, some dust soiling to covers, head and tail of spine rubbed, g+. The front cover states Vol II 1929, title page misprinted Vol I 1929. [20389]
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Author: ANON.

The Hoghunters' Annual

1930.  The Times Of India Press.  Bombay.  Vol. III, xxxviii pages adverts, 162 pages, 4to., advs, full page illus from photographs and drawings, lacking the coloured frontis illus o/w a vg copy in the publisher's printed card covers, spine rubbed at head and tail o9f spine. [20419]
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Author: ANON

The Hoghunters Annual

1931.  The Times Of India Press.  184 pages, Volume IV, xxvi advs, lge 8vo, illus, including coloured frontis by Snaffle, numerous other text illus from photographs and drawings, pictorial wraps, printed in black, a vg clean copy. Contains Jim Corbett's first appearance in print regarding tiger hunting 7 page article on "The Pipal Pans Tiger". [20484]
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Author: ANON.

The Hoghunters' Annual

1932.  Bombay.  Vol. V, 170 pages, 4to., xpp of adverts, illus coloured frontis, b/w illus from photographs and drawings, pictorial card covers light rubbing to head of spine. [20483]
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Author: ANON.

The Hoghunters' Annual

1932.  Bombay.  Vol. V, 170 pages, 4to., Xpp of adverts, illus coloured frontis, b/w illus from photographs and drawings, pictorial card covers rubbing to head and tail of spine. [17345]
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Author: ANON.

Hoghunters Annual

1933.  The Times Of India Press.  Bombay.  Vol. VI, 160 pages, advs, 4to., full page colour and b/w illus + text illus, small 1cm x 1cm mark to very outer upper corner of first 30 pages, blue pictorial card covers, small chip to head and tail of spine. [20482]
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Author: ANON.

The Hoghunters Annual

1933.  The Times Of India Press.  Bombay.  Vol. VI, 160 pages, advs, 4to., full page illus and text illus from drawings and photographs includes 4 plates in colour, pictorial printed card cover, vg. Includes a chapter in Shooting in Muipur. [20421]
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Author: ANON.

The Hoghunters' Annual

1934.  The Times Of India Press.  Bombay.  Vol. VII, 146 pages + 2pp adverts, 4to., coloured frontis + full page and text b/w illus from drawings and photographs. printed pictorial red card covers, pasted to upper cover notice thatr this publication belongs to the authors club and not to be taken away. [20481]
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Author: ANON.

The Hoghunters' Annual

1935.  The Times Of India Press.  Bombay.  Vol. viii, 126 pages + adverts, 4to., full page illus, 4 in colour + text illus from drawings and photographs. Includes a chapter by Lt Col J A Shorten on Hunting the Ovis Ammon in Far Ladakh. [20477]
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Author: ANON.

The Hoghunters' Annual

1935.  The Times Of India Press.  Bombay.  Vol. VIII, 126 pages + adverts, 4to., full page illus, 4 in colour + text illus from drawings and photographs. Includes a chapter by Lt Col J A Shorten on Hunting the Ovis Ammon in Far Ladakh. [20420]
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Author: ANON.

The Hoghunters' Annual

1935.  The Times Of India Press.  Bombay.  Vol. viii, 126 pages + adverts, 4to., full page illus, 4 in colour + text illus from drawings and photographs. Includes a chapter by Lt Col J A Shorten on Hunting the Ovis Ammon in Far Ladakh. [19392]
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Author: ANON.

The Hoghunters' Annual

1937.  The Times Of India Press.  Bombay.  Vol. X, 96 pages, 4to., adverts , full page colour and b/w illus + text illus, pictorial card covers. [20478]
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Author: ANON.

The Hoghunters' Annual

1938.  The Times Of India Press.  Bombay.  Vol. XI, 110 pages, 4to., adverts 1 in clour, coloured frontis, b/w illus from photographs and drawings, pictorial card covers. [20480]
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Author: ARCHER Sir Geoffrey

Personal A Historical Memoirs Of An East African Administrator

1963.  Oliver & Boyd Ltd.  xiii 260 pages, illus from photographs, vg in dj, dj's surface rubbed to rear flap. Archer a colonial official ornithologist and big game hunter, governor of Somaliland and later Governor of Uganda and Governor General of the Sudan. [20312]
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Author: ARINO Tony Sanchez

Hunting In Zimbabwe

1992.  1st Edn,.  Long Beach, California, USA.  387 pages, 4to., illus, many in colour, ornate pictorial green cloth with lion head to upper board and gilt title in gilt borders, fine in slipcase. Vol II in the African Series, a collection of stories by various authors includes a short biography of each author. [19478]
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Author: BADEN POWELL Sir Robert

Indian Memories Recollections Of Soldiering, Sport Etc

1915.  Herbert Jenkins Ltd.  XVII 363 pages, 24 illus in colour and 100 in black and white by the author, a vg+ copy in the original blue cloth with Indian scene and dog vignette in white and white border to upper board, some foxing to page edges and prelims o/w the cloth is clean, bright and free of defects. Pigsticking, hunting tiger, panther, bear etc. Czech 17 [19471]
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Author: BADEN POWELL Sir Robert

Indian Memories Recollections Of Soldiering, Sport Etc

1915.  Herbert Jenkins Ltd.  XVII 363 pages, 24 illus in colour and 100 black and white drawings in the text by the author, a vg+ copy in the original blue cloth with Indian scene and dog vignette in white and white border to upper board, some foxing to page edges and prelims o/w the cloth is clean, bright and free of defects. Pigsticking, hunting tiger, panther, bear etc. Czech 17 [18874]
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Author: BADEN POWELL Sir Robert

Pig Sticking Or Hog Hunting, A Complete Account For Sportsmen And Others

1924.  revised and enlarged Edn,.  Herbert Jenkins.  312 pages, 4 colour plates and drawings by Baden Powell, these illustrations did not appear in the 1st edition, foxing to contents, original green cloth, lettered in black, cloth clean. Czech 16. [20267]
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Author: BADMINTON

Big Game Shooting Volume I

1902.  new Edn,.  Longmans and Co.  xvi 453 pages, advs, illus from drawings by Charles Whymper, J Woolfe, H Willink and photographs, publishers brown pictorial cloth, crease to cloth rear board, gilt lions head to spine, vg. Includes contributions by Sir Samuel Baker, F.C.Selous, W.C.Oswell, Abel Chapman etc., Vol I covers hunting in Africa. [20224]
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Author: BAKER Samuel White

The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin Of The Nile And Exploration Of The Nile

1866.  1st Edn,.  Macmillan and Co.  2 Vols, XXX 395, IX (i) 384 pages, 12 full page engraved plates including coloured frontis to Vol.I also numerous text illus, large coloured folding map and single map to Vol I small closed tear to the folding map, the maps are also called for in Vol. II, corrected in later editions. Browning to outer margin edge of title page and frontis of Vol. I. Bound in the publishers green cloth, gilt lake vignette to upper board of each volume within gilt framed boards. A vg copy of an important work describing the author's discovery of Nile and the Albert N'Yanza and the source of the White Nile, includes much on big game hunting including buffalo and elephant. Baker describes a muzzle loading rifle which fires a 1/2 pound shell. Czech 15 [19840]
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Author: BAKER Sir Samuel W.

The Rifle and Hound In Ceylon

1874.  new Edn,.  Longman Green and Co.  xxiii 353 pages, frontis illus and 5 full plates, foxing to frontis tissue guard and lesser so to title page, bound in full contemporary tan calf, ornate gilt tooled spine in 6 compartments. vg. CUT SIGNATURE OF SAMUEL BAKER 24 July 1876 pasted to front paste down. This edition has a new preface by Baker in which he discusses the new guns and game laws etc., Czech 19 (1st) 'A cornerstone in the Asian big game hunting library' [20405]
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Author: BALDWIN William Charles

African Hunting And Adventure From Natal To The Zambesi Including Lake Ngami, The Kalahari Desert, &c. From 1852 To 1860

1894.  3rd Edn,.  Richard Bentley And Sons.  X 428 pages, frontis illus of Baldwin, text and full page illus by James Wolf & J B Zwecker, folding map, pencil ownership name on half title, original brown publishers cloth with gilt hunting vignette to upper board, light rubbing to head and tail of spine, o/w the covers are bright and clean. Baldwin travelled through Zulu Land and Natal, he was the 2nd European to reach the Victoria Falls, he went through more adventures that almost any of the great South African Travellers and Hunters, Czech 12 [16150]
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Author: BARCLAY Edgar N.

Big Game Shooting Records Together With Biographical Notes & Anecdotes On The Most Prominent Big Game Hunters Of Ancient And Modern Times

1932.  1st Edn,.  288 pages, illus, occasional browning and spotting to contents, publishers grey cloth, title in black, head of spine rubbed. Czech 18. [5376]
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Author: BARNS T Alexander

Wonderland of the Eastern Congo

1922.  G.P.Putnam''s Sons.  xxxv 288 pages, TEG, large 8vo., 87 b/w plates from photographs + folding maps, some spotting to contents and closed page edges, publishers tan cloth, gorilla head in black and gilt to upper board, vg-. Barns hunted gorilla in Rwandi also hunting lion, elephant etc. Czech 19 [20032]
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Author: BARRAS Julius

Julius Barras On The Natives Of India & Under Two Shillings

nd 1889.  1st Edn.  Simpkin Marshall & Co.  92+iv+18+24+22+22+30+(i), small 8vo., 2 volumes bound in 1, bound in contemporary 1/2 red leather, marbled boards, some rubbing to head and tail of spine. Under Two Shillings represents 5 essays Barras wrote concerning Indian Wildlife, and a repose by him to critics regarding his "India" and "tiger shooting" and the new shikars he admits to making mistakes in his early book and attempt to correct them. Both volumes are scarce with no copies located on Copac or on WorldCat, Czech 22 [20371]
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Author: BARRINGTON, G

Our Happy Hunter

1994.  1st Edn.  Safari Press.  Long Beach, California, USA.  xx 276 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings, publishers blus cloth, fine. thsi being numbered 455 of a limited edition of 1000 copies signed by the author. East African hunting in the 1950's and 1960's. A fine copy but lacks slipcase. [19533]
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Author: BARTLETT Fred

Shoot Straight And Stay Alive, A Lifetime Of Hunting Experiences

1994.  Trophy Room Books.  Agoura, California, USA.  1st Edn v 261 pages, illus in b/w from photographs + map, ownership name to 1/2 title o/w fine in dj. No 763 of a limited edition of 1000 copies signed by the author. A professional hunter in Kenya. Bartlett hunted the Big 5 with special attention paid to buffalo. Czech 22 [19586]
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Author: BAZE William

Just Elephants

1955.  1st Edn,.  244 pages, illus, vg in dj. Hunting in Indo China [12791]
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Author: BAZE William

Tiger! Tiger!

1957.  1st UK Edn,.  Ryerson Press.  xv 197 pages, illus from photographs, bookplate to front paste down, vg in dj, dj has loss to head of spine. Baze's adventures with tiger in the Indo Chinese Jungle. Czech 23 [20372]
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Author: BEARD Peter

The End Of The Game

1965.  1st Edn,.  Paul Hamlyn.  256 pages, 4to., illus in colour and black and white from photographs by Peter Beard throughout + drawings etc., bookplate to front paste down, vg in dj. dj complete with no splits, light rubbing to edges. Peter Beard records the destruction of African game from the early hunters and settlers to the situation at the time of publication illustrated with Beard's photographs. [20375]
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Author: BEARD Peter H.

The End Of The Game, the Last Word From Paradise, A Pictorial Documentation Of The Origins, History & Prospects Of The Big Game In Africa

1977.  revised and up dated Edn,.  New York.  4to, illus throughout with photographs by author, original thick grey cloth, no dj was issued. A special edition commemorating the exhibition at the International centre of photography, New York 1977. This edition has many new photographs and a copy of the hand-written diaries of Colonel John Henry Patterson author The Man-Eaters Of Tsavo, never before published. [8548]
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Author: BELL Walter D.M.

Bell Of Africa With Appendix On Rifles And Shooting

1960.  1st Edn,.  Spearman and Holland Press.  XVI 236 pages, lge 8vo, illus, vg in dj, dj has light rubbing to edges and head and tail of spine. The autobiography of WDM Bell, as a young man Bell works his way around the world eventually reaching Africa when he was 17, fighting in the Boar War, a pilot in the 1st World War, he spent many years in Africa hunting and working. [20468]
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Author: BELL W.D.M.

Karamojo Safari

1986.  rep Edn,.  Neville Spearman.  Sudbury.  288 pages, a reprint of Bell's second book, perhaps the greatest of all elephant hunters. [16235]
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Author: BELL W.D.M.

The Wanderings Of An Elephant Hunter

1988.  rep Edn,.  Neville Spearman.  Sudbury.  VII 187 pages, small 4to., illus in b/w from drawings by the author. A fine copy in dj. Hunting the elephant in the Karamojo region before the 1st World War. The author sketches of hunting elephant and their vital areas, Bell a proponent of small bore rifle shooting for elephant killing them with carefully placed shots at close range. Czech 23 [19601]
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Author: BENNET E.

Shots And Snapshots In British East Africa

1914.  1st issue Edn,.  XII 312 pages, illus, 2 maps in rear pocket, spotting to closed page edges, original cover with gilt title to upper board and gilt vignette of a lion's head, covers bright and clean, binding in slate blue, not the later green, vg+, Bennet spent a year long furlough hunting in British East Africa, he hunted buffalo, rhino, lion etc, a difficult title to find. Czech 16 [19631]
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Author: BENT J.Theodore

The Ruined Cities Of Mashonaland Being a Record Of Excavations And Exploration in 1891

1892.  1st Edn,.  XI 376 pages, 24 pages advs, illus, maps. large folding map, frontis creased, apart from light spotting, a vg copy in the blue cloth of this classic work. Mendelssohn 114 "serves as a pioneer book on Mashonaland under the chartered company" [10953]
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Author: BENTHAM T.

An Illustrated Catalogue Of The Asiatic Horns And Antlers In the Collection Of The Indian Museum

1908.  1st Edn,.  Calcutta.  96 pages, illus, lge 8vo, paper covers, spine worn. Gives locality, year, sizes of heads etc. [7469]
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Author: BEST J.W.

Indian Shikar Notes With Special Reference To The Central Provinces

1922.  2nd Edn,.  the Pioneer Press.  Allahabad, India.  XVI 237 pages, Advs, folding game register and map, recased in the original green cloth binding, vg. Czech 25 [16770]
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Author: BETHELL Leuit Col L.A.Editor

Tales From The Outposts

1937.  12 Vols, a 12 volume set of a collection of articles which appeared in the Blackwood magazine, the titles are: Frontiers Of the Empire; Tales Of The Border; Small Wars Of The Empire; Pioneering; Jobs Of Work; Tales of the Sea; Soldiers Tales; Jungle Tales; Tales Of Africa; Shikar; From Strange Places; In Lighter; bound in original blue cloth, contrasting labels, a fine set in the original dust jacket, dj in variant colour some foxing to 3 of the djs but overall vg no loss or tears, unusual to find in dj. Czech Asia 26 [14300]
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Author: BINKS H.K.

African Rainbow

1961.  rep Edn,.  264 pages, illus, vg in dj, the author works as a photographer for a safari company and turned to ivory hunting [9896]
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Author: BLAND Sutton J.

Man And Beast In Eastern Ethiopia From Observations Made in British East Africa, Uganda, and the Sudan

1911.  1st Edn,.  Macmillan & Co.  xii 419 pages, TEG, full page and text illus, some light spotting to contents, amorial bookplate for "Drought" to front paste down. Original covers with gilt wildebeast to upper cover, the cloth is marked with patches of discolouration, a good tight reading copy. Journey throughout the Great Rift Valley, the author describes the big game animals to be encountered and the habitat and people Czech 29 [20293]
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Author: BODDINGTON, Craig

African Experience, A Guide To Modern Safaris

2002.  1st Edn.  Safari Press.  Long Beach, California, USA.  xii 302 pages, illus with colour photographs and b/w drawings, a fine copy in teh publishers green cloth, title and buffalo head to upper cover, limited to 1000 signed and numbered copies by Boddington [19531]
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Author: BODDINGTON Craig

American Hunting Rifles, Their Application In The Field For Practical Shooting With Notes On Handguns And Shotguns.

1995.  2nd Edn.  safari Press.  Long Beach California, USA.  xv 446 pages, numerous b/w illus from photographs, a fine copy in dj. [19473]
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Author: BODDINGTON Craig

Safari Rifles Doubles, Magazine Rifles, And Cartridges For African Hunting

1990.  1st Edn.  Safari Press.  Long Beach, California, USA.  x 431 pages, illus with 96 pages of b/w photographs, bound in full black leather, gilt title and cape-buffalo head to upper cover, Number 463 of 500 signed copies signed by Boddington, long personal inscription on title page to John Pollock, a good friend and hunter etc, signed by Craig Bonnington dated 8/94. The first edition is a modern classic on the subject, provides a history of big game guns, modern guns, ballistics etc, a fine copy lacking slipcase?. Czech 30. [19474]
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Author: BODDINGTON Craig

Shots At Big Game, How To Shoot A Rifle Accurately Under Hunting Conditions

1989.  1st Edn,.  Stackpole Press.  Harrisburg, USA.  198 pages, illus in b/w from photographs + drawings, vg in dj. Signed on FEP by Boddington. [19588]
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Author: BODDINGTON Craig T.

Where Lions Roar Ten More Years Of African Hunting

1997.  1st Edn,.  Safari Press.  Long Beach, CA, USA.  XI 349 pages, b/w illus from photographs, maps, publishers grey cloth, title in red within decorative border to upper cover, limited to 1000 copies signed and numbered by Boddington, this being number 540, ownership name to title page, lacks slipcase. [19556]
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Author: BODDINGTON Craig T.

Where Lions Roar Ten More Years Of African Hunting

1997.  1st Edn,.  Safari Press.  Long Beach, CA, USA.  XI 349 pages, b/w illus from photographs, maps, publishers grey cloth, title in red within decorative border to upper cover, fine in slipcase limited to 1000 copies signed and numbered by Boddington. [16266]
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Author: BODDINGTON Guy

From Mt. Kenya To The Cape Ten Years Of African Hunting

1987.  2nd Edn,.  Safari Press.  Long Beach, CA, USA.  xi 274 pages, personal inscription To John Pollock on his love of Africa etc signed by Craig Bonnington 8/94. A vg copy in dj, dj has rubbing to edges but complete. The first was a limited edition specially bound. Boddington recalls 14 African hunts over 10 years including the big 5. Czech . [19465]
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Author: BOMBAY NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY

The Bombay Natural History Society 1883-1933, printed in commeration of the Golden Jubilee of the society

1933.  Prince Of Wales Museum.  102 pages, 7 pages adverts, numerous full page plates + maps, publishers black cloth, title in silver with antler vignette to upper board, light rubbing to head of spine. Contains a history, exerts from the journals which includes big game etc. [20380]
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Author: BOYES John

The Company Of Adventurers

1928.  1st Edn,.  East Africa Ltd.  xvi 318 pages, frontis map + numerous illus from photographs, contents clean and free of foxing, pencil inscription to front end paper J P Brook(?) from J.B. 6.5.33, publisher's brown cloth in dj. dj has small chips to head of spine o/w complete with no splits. Rare in this condition. The initial presentation inscription "J.B." possibley John Boyes! Boyes recounts his adventures in East Africa hunting elephant in the Lado Enclave on safari with W.N.M.Millais for lion, rhino etc. Czech 33 [20423]
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Author: BOYES John

The Company Of Adventurers

1928.  1st Edn,.  East Africa Ltd.  xvi 318 pages, frontis map + numerous illus from photographs, small 3cm x 1cm tide mark to very bottom edge of frontis and blank, less so to title page, some occasional spotting, inscription to 1/2 title blank dated 1928, original brown cloth o/w vg. Boyes recounts his adventures in East Africa hunting elephant in the Lado Enclave on safari with W.N.M.Millais for lion, rhino etc. Czech 21 [19443]
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Author: BRANDER Michael

The Big Game Hunters

1988.  1st Edn,.  Sportsmans Press.  192 pages, lge 8vo, illus, bibliography, vg in dj. Describes the lives of the principle big game hunters. [9931]
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Author: BRANDER Michael

The Perfect Victorian Hero, the Life And Times Of Sir Samuel White Baker

1982.  1st Edn,.  Mainstream, Edinburgh.  184 pages, illus, map end papers, fine in dj. [13615]
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Author: BRANDT Captain John

Horned Giants, Hunting Eurasian Wild Cattle

1996.  Safari Press.  Long Beach, California, USA.  XXI 287 pages, b/w illus from photographs + drawings + maps, grey cloth with oxen vignette to upper board within border. A fine copy in slipcase limited to 1000 copies signed and numbered by Captain Brandt. A guide to the hunting, where to go, the animals, distribution etc. [16222]
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Author: BROWN Monty

Hunter Away, The Life And Times Of Arthur Henry Neumann 1850-1907

1993.  1st Edn,.  351 pages, privately printed, large 8vo., illus in colour an db/w from photographs and drawings etc., A fine copy in dj, limited to 1000 signed and numbered copies. An excellent and detailed work on one of the great African hunters, Neumann wrote elephant hunting in East Equatorial Africa. [18462]
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Author: BROWN Monty

R.J. Richard John Cunninghame 1871-1925 naturalist, Hunter, Gentelman

2004.  1st Edn,.  399 pages, privately printed, 4to., colour and b/w illus from photographs and drawings, a fine copy in dj. Limited to 1000 signed and numbered copies. Cunninghame one of the great African hunters who accompanied Roosevelt and Carl Akely etc as hunter and guide on their safaris, a fellow of the R.G.S., he lived through the hayday of African hunting safaris. [18464]
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Author: BROWNE Montagu

Practical Taxidermy a Manual Of Instructions To The Amateur In Collecting, Preserving and Setting Up Natural History Specimens Of All Kinds

nd Circa 1878.  1st Edn,.  The Bazaar.  155 pages, advert leaf for Montague Browne Taxidermist + 19 page catalogue dated 1881 for books published by Upcott Gill inserted at rear, text and fill page illus, spotting to first few pages, in the original cloth with gilt tile and vignette of a tiger skin to upper board rubbing to head and tail of spine and lesser so to spine edges. Includes a 20 page chapter on trapping and decoying birds and animals. The British Library dates 1878 as the 1st published by the Bazaar, and 1884 for the 2nd published by Upcott Gill. I would think this is the 1878 bound with the later catalogue. [18431]
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Author: BROWNE Montagu

Practical Taxidermy a Manual Of Instructions To The Amateur In Collecting, Preserving and Setting Up Natural History Specimens Of All Kinds

nd 1884.  2nd revised and considerably enlarged Edn,.  L Upcott Gill.  X 354 pages, 20pp adverts, text and full page illus, folding diagram, green decorative covers with gilt title and mounted lion vignette to upper cover, a vg bright copy. Chapters on skinning birds, decoying and trapping animals, modeling of animals etc. The author was curator of the town museum, Leicester. [2312]
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Author: BRYDEN H.A.

Gun And Camera In Southern Africa A Year Of Wanderings In Bechuanaland, The Kalahari Desert, And The Lake River Country, Ngamiland With Notes On Colonisation, Natives, Natural History, And Sport

1893.  1st Edn,.  XIV 543 pages, text and full page illus, large folding map showing the author's journey occasional spotting, blind ruled publishers cloth, light rubbing to head of spine and small chip in cloth to spine, vg. Variant binding usually found in green pictorial cloth, Bryden hunted antelope, small game, zebra, wildebeest etc. Czech 25 [11670]
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Author: BRYDEN H.A.

Native And Sport In South Africa

1897.  1st Edn..  Cgapman and Hall Ltd.  xiv 314 pages, TEG, frontis illus wildebeest hunt, front inner hinge paper cracked but still a tight copy. Publisher's red cloth, gilt title to upper cover, includes bird shooting and chapters on rhino, eland, kudu, sable etc. Czech 40. [19442]
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Author: BULL Bartle

Safari A Chronicle Of Adventure

1988.  1st Edn,.  New York.  383 pages, 4to., illus in colour and black and white, fine in dj. dj has chip to rear flap with loss. A history of the African Safari [12525]
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Author: BULPIN T.V.

The Hunter Is Death

1962.  1st Edn,.  Safari Press.  Long Beach, CA, USA.  vii 348 pages, illus with drawings by C.T.Astley Maberly, map end papers, fine in dj. The life of big game hunter George Rushby. [19509]
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Author: BULPIN T.V.

The Ivory Trail

1955.  2nd Edn,.  Cape Town.  205 pages, illus with drawings by C.T.Astley Maberly, map end papers, name on 1/2 title, vg in the original white paper covered boards in dj, dj has chipping to head and tail of spine and corners, the story of Buenkenya an ivory poacher. Czech 44 [20009]
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Author: BURGER John F.

African Buffalo Trails

1957.  1st English Edn,.  Robert Hale.  X 221 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, some spotting to closed page edges, vg in dj, dj has some small chips and closed tears to edge. Burger hunts throughout Central Africa particularly for buffalo spanning several decades. Czech 45 [19378]
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Author: BURGER John F.

My Forty Years In Africa

1960.  1st Edn,.  Robert Hale.  195 pages, b/w illus from photographs, light spotting to closed page edges, vg in dj. the author's last book including recollections of elephant hunting, lion, buffalo etc. Czech 46. [19448]
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Author: BURGER John F.

My Forty Years In Africa

1960.  1st Edn,.  Robert Hale.  195 pages, b/w illus from photographs, light spotting to closed page edges, vg in dj. the author's last book including recollections of elephant hunting, lion, buffalo etc. Czech 46. [8715]
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Author: BURTON Brig Gen R.G.

Sport And Wild Life In The Deccan

1928.  1st Edn,.  Seeley Service.  282 pages, illus, 2 bookplates to FEP, original orange cloth, gilt tiger head to upper board, slight darkening patch to upper board o/w cloth bright and clean. An account of big game hunting during nearly 40 years of service in India with much interesting information on the habits of the wild animals of that country. [11025]
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Author: BUSS Irven O.

Elephant Life Fifteen Years Of High Population Density

1990.  1st Edn,.  Iowa, USA.  XXVI, 191 pages, 4to., illus, vg in dj, dj has loss to head of spine. [12655]
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Author: BUTLER Major John

Travels And Adventures In The Province Of Assam, During A Residence Of Fourteen Years

.  1st Edn.  Smith Elder and Co.  x + (1) 268 pages, frontis + 7 tinted plates, large folding map and folding plan, blank margin of outer edge of the map chipped when badly opened, contents clean free of foxing. Near contemporary brown pebbled cloth, blind stamp ruled borders to board edges and spine. I have been unable to trace the publisher's cloth to compare but possibly this is the original or an early remaindered binding, cloth clean and tight. Most of the book recount the author's military experience. there is a chapter of sporting interest noting capturing elephants and additional chapter detailing hunts for buffalo, tiger, rhinoceros. A vg+ copy Czech 38. [20361]
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Author: BUXTON Edward North

Short Stalks Or Hunting Camps North, South, East And West

1893.  1st Edn,.  XIII 405 pages, small 4to., full page and text illus, recased in the original pictorial brown cloth, spine relayed, cloth unevenly darkened as often found. Much on hunting goat, sheep, deer etc., including Europe and the rocky mountains, Ibex in Turkey etc.Czech Asia 40, Africa 329 [19835]
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Author: CACEK Terrance

Solo Safari

1994.  1st Edn.  Safari Press.  Long Beach, California, USA.  ix 300 pages, illus in b/w from photographs. A fine copy in the publishers blue cloth, title in silver, signed and numbered copy by Cacek and limited to 1000 copies [19527]
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Author: CALDWELL Harry R

Blue Tiger

1925.  1st English.  Duckworth.  xiv 242 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, publishers blue cloth, hunting in Sothern China includes Man Eating Tigers and other big cats also big horn sheep, waptii etc., includes chapter on hunting wild boar. Czech 41. [19447]
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Author: CALDWELL Harry R

Blue Tiger

1925.  1st English.  Duckworth.  xiv 242 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, publisher's blue cloth, small 3cm split to top of spine, o/w vg. Hunting in Sothern China includes Man Eating Tigers and other big cats also big horn sheep, wapiti etc., includes chapter on hunting wild boar. Czech 41. [20397]
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Author: CAMPBELL W.W.

East Africa By Motor Lorry

1928.  1st Edn.  John Murray.  xii 318 pages, 4 pages adverts, illustrated from photographs + map, FEP neatly removed, publishers blue cloth, gilt native hut vignette to upper board, cloth clean and bright in dj. dj has small chips to corners and light rubbing to head and trail of spine. A reasonably scarce tile and rare in dj. the experiences of Campbell driving in German and Portuguese East Africa during the Great War, observations on the natural history. [20347]
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Author: CAPSTICK Peter

The African Adventurers A Return To The Silent Places

1992.  1st Edn.  St Martins Press.  New York.  xii 244 pages, b/w illus from photographs, a fine copy in dj. Biography of C.J.P.Ionides, John Boyes, James H Sutherland. [19475]
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Author: CAPSTICK Peter Hathaway

Death In A Lonely Land, More Hunting, Fishing And Shooting On Five Continents

1990.  1st Edn,.  The Derrydale Press.  Lyon, Mississippi, USA.  XVII 284 pages, AEG, illus by Dino Paravano, full dark blue leather binding, gilt crest to upper cover. A fine copy limited to 2500 copies numbered copies signed by Peter Capstick, Czech 54 [16795]
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Author: CAPSTICK Peter Hathaway

Death In The Silent Places

1981.  1st Edn,.  St Martins Press.  New York.  XVI 258 pages, b/w illus from photographs, bound in green bonded leather, gilt crest to upper cover, light mark to front paste down. A fine copy limited to 500 numbered copies signed by Peter Capstick, printed by the Buckingham Mint. [16959]
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Author: CAPSTICK Peter Hathaway

The Last Ivory Hunter The Saga Of Wally Johnson

1988.  reprint Edn,.  Derrydale Press.  Lyon, Mississippi, USA.  220 pages, AEG, colour frontis + map + b/w illus from photographs, full brown bonded leather, gilt crest to upper board, a fine copy limited to 2500 copies signed by Capstick. [16796]
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Author: CAPSTICK Peter Hathaway

A Man Called Lion

1994.  1st.  Safari Press.  Long Beach California, USA.  xxvii 329 pages, illus in b/w from photographs and drawings by Joseph Vance. A fine copy in teh publishers red cloth, gilt title and lion vignette in black to upper cover. Limited to 1000 signed and numbered copies by Capstick, lacks the slipcase. the life of "Pondoro" John Taylor Czech 54. [19528]
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Author: CAPSTICK Peter Hathaway

Maneaters

1981.  . Edn,.  The Buckingham Mint.  Lyon, Mississippi.  XI, 178 pages, small 4to., AEG, b/w illus from drawings, full black bonded leather, gilt crest to upper board, numbered limited edition signed by Peter Capstick. [16961]
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Author: CAPSTICK Peter Hathaway

Peter Capstick's Africa A Return To The Long Grass

1987.  1st Edn,.  The Derrydale Press.  Lyon, Mississippi, USA.  XIX 213 pages, lge 8vo., AEG, illus from photographs, faint mark to front paste down, full blue leather binding, gilt crest to upper board, limited to 2500 numbered copies signed by Peter Capstick. Czech 53. [6151]
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Author: CAPSTICK Peter Hathaway

Peter Capstick's Africa A Return To The Long Grass

1987.  1st Edn,.  St Martin''s Press.  New York.  xix 213 pages, lge 8vo., illus in colour from photographs, personal presentation inscription signed by Capstick to FEP with loose Christmas card and headed envelope from Capstick, tipped onto front paste down, vg in dj. dj chipped at head of spine, hunting the big five and further adventures. Czech 53. [19582]
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Author: CAPSTICK Peter Hathaway

Sands Of Silence On Safari In Namibia

1991.  1st Edn,.  The Derrydale Press.  Lyon, Mississippi, USA.  XX 214 pages, large 8vo, AEG, colour illus from photographs, bound in black leather, gilt crest to upper board, a fine copy limited to 2500 numbered copies, signed by Capstick. Capstick's Safari through Namibia in 1989 to hunt elephant. Czech 54 [2890]
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Author: CARPENTER G.D.hale

A Naturalist In East Africa Being Notes Made In Uganda, ex-German and Portuguese East Africa

1925.  1st Edn,.  Claredon Press.  Oxford.  187 pages, numerous illus from photographs including 8 plates of insect life with descriptive text at end, folding map, presentation inscription on FEP to Miss A H Dodson thanking her for her help signed and dated 1939 with loose newspaper cutting of Carpenter's obituary, publishers green cloth, vg. [16246]
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Author: CARPENTER G.D.Hale

A Naturalist On Lake Victoria With An Account Of Sleeping Sickness And The Tse-Tse Fly

1920.  1st Edn,.  T Fisher Unwin Ltd.  XXIV 333 pages, illus, tables, folding map, contents evenly rubbed, 1/2 tan calf binding, corner of boards rubbed. [14623]
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Author: CASADA Dr James A Editor

Africans Greatest Hunter, The Lost Writings Of Frederick C. Selous

1998.  2nd Edn..  Safari Press.  Long Beach, CA, USA.  xxvi 276 pages, illus in b/w from photographs, publishers yellow cloth, a fine copy in dj. The 1st edition was a limited edition [19512]
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Author: CATTRICK Alan

Spoor Of Blood

1959.  1st Edn,.  223 pages, browning to page edges as usual, vg in dj. South African big game hunters. [10705]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

The Borders and Beyond, Arctic, Cheviot, Tropic

1924.  1st Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  XXI 489 pages, advs, illus by the author, 19 plates in colour by W H Riddell, original cloth, vg. [9182]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

On Safari Big Game Hunting in British East Africa

1908.  1st Edn,.  Edward Arnold.  XVI 340 pages, advs, 170 illus by the author and E Caldwell sketch maps and photographs vg in publishers black cloth with pictorial elephant's head to front board, small 2cm circular spot mark to front cover. Hunting elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo etc. Czech 19 [18118]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

Retrospect Reminiscences and Impressions of a Hunter Naturalist in Three Countries 1851-1928

1928.  1st Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  XIX 353 pages, TEG, illus by Joseph Crawhall and W.H. Riddell, 20 in colour and rough sketches by the author, some spotting to EP's, bookplate to front paste down, vg. [18316]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

Retrospect Reminiscences and Impressions of a Hunter Naturalist in Three Countries 1851-1928

1928.  1st Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  xix 353 pages, TEG, illus by Joseph Crawhall and W.H. Riddell, 20 in colour and rough sketches by the author, some spotting to EP's, vg. A book celebrating Chapman's various sporting adventures includes hunting buffalo, rhinoceros, elephant and plains game in British East Africa. Czech 60. [20353]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

Savage Sudan Its Wild Tribes, Big Game And Bird Life

1921.  1st Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  xx 452 pages, TEG, 248 illus chiefly from rough sketches by the author, armorial bookplate to front paste down and blind stamp name to 1/2 title blank margin, vg in publisher's dark green cloth, gilt warthog to upper board and gilt buffalo to rear, a vg copy. Chapman recounts his hunting experiences buffalo, hippo, elephant, rhino etc. Czech 35 [20357]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

Savage Sudan Its Wild Tribes, Big Game And Bird Life

1921.  1st Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  XX 452 pages, TEG, 248 illus chiefly from rough sketches by the author, vg in publisher's dark green cloth, gilt warthog to upper board and gilt buffalo to rear, a vg copy. Chapman recounts his hunting experiences buffalo, hippo, elephant, rhino etc. Czech 35. Loose printed compliment slip from the author also loose folding menu for a dinner given for Theodore Roosevelt by the Society for The Preservation of the Wild Fauna od the Empire June 6th 1910, partly split along fold. [20237]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel

Wild Norway, With Chapters On Spitsbergen, Denmark etc

1897.  1st Edn,.  Edwards Arnold.  XIII 358 pages, 16pp advs, full page illus by the author assisted by Charles Whymper and P.CH.Trench +text illus, publisher's dark blue cloth, light bumping to corners, vg. Includes salmon fishing, reindeer and elk hunting, etc., [16066]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel, BUCK Walter J.

Unexplored Spain

1910.  1st Edn,.  Edward Arnold.  XVI 416 pages, large 8vo., 200 illus by Joseph Crawhall, E Caldwell and Abel Chapman and from photographs, some occasional spotting, green cloth, gilt title and mountain scene showing 3 ibex to upper boards, chapters on ibex and deer, wildfowling and small game shooting. [18463]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel, BUCK Walter J.

Unexplored Spain

1910.  1st Edn,.  Edward Arnold.  XVI 416 pages, large 8vo., 200 illus by Joseph Crawhall, E Caldwell and Abel Chapman and from photographs, green cloth lightly faded, gilt title and mountain scene showing 3 ibex to upper boards. [1226]
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Author: CHAPMAN Abel, BUCK Walter J.

Wild Spain Records Of Sport With Rifle, Rod, And Gun, Natural History And Exploration

1893.  1st Edn,.  Gurney and Jackson.  XX 472 pages, 4pp advs, 174 illus mostly by the author, coloured map, this is the large paper edition 10 3/4" x 7" in the dark blue cloth, signature of G Blaine Nov 1923 to front blank presumably Gilbert Blaine, author of Falconry. The author describes a little known land over 20 years, the authors have undertaken sporting expeditions into various parts of Spain. [6429]
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Author: CHRISTY Miller

Birdsnesting And Bird Skinning, A Complete Description Of The Nests And Eggs Of Birds Which Breed In Britain

1888.  2nd Edn,.  T Fisher Unwin.  137 pages, 9 pages adverts fro related subjects, full page and text woodcut illus, yellow cloth covered boards, printed title and vignette of bird's nest and owl to upper cover in black, some darkening to cloth. The 2nd edition revised and rewritten with directions for their collection and preservation and a chapter on bird skinning. [18401]
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Author: CHURCH Percy W.

Chinese Turkestan With Caravan And Rifle

1901.  1st Edn,.  Rivingtons.  XI 207 pages, frontis, 24 illus from photographs, folding map, publishers grey cloth with vignette of wapiti head to upper board, a vg copy, the cloth clean and free of defects. the author and his hunting companion J.V.Phlp journeys from Srinagar through Yarkand to the Tekkes Valley collecting altai, wapiti, ibex, siberian roe etc also contains some excellent description of the terrain and the people, and includes a chapter on outfit etc and field notes on game Czech 47 Yakushi C115 [16151]
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Author: CHURCHILL Winston Spencer

My African Journey

1907.  1st Edn,.  Hodder & Stoughton.  xiii 226 pages, 18 pages adverts, 61 photographs, 3 maps, some foxing to contents, publishers red cloth with colour hunting scene to upper cover, presumably showing Churchill with shot rhino, with title in black, gilt title to spine, slight even fading to spine. A vg copy seldom found in vg condition. Churchill crossed British East Africa via the Uganda railroad reaching Kampala and beginning his safari hunting oryx and rhino continuing along the white Nile hunting hippo, waterbuck etc. Czech 62. [19886]
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Author: CHURCHILL Winston Spencer

My African Journey

1907.  1st Edn,.  Hodder & Stoughton.  xiii 226 pages, 18 pages adverts, 61 photographs, 3 maps, some occasional foxing to contents as often found, publishers red cloth with colour hunting scene to upper cover, presumably showing Churchill with shot rhino, with title in black beneath gilt title to spine, slight even fading to spine. A vg copy seldom found in vg condition. Churchill crossed British East Africa via the Uganda railroad reaching Kampala and beginning his safari hunting oryx and rhino continuing along the white Nile hunting hippo, waterbuck etc. Czech 62. [19779]
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Author: CLARK James L.

Trails of the Hunted

1929.  1st Edn,.  Chatto and Windus.  XIII 269 pages, advert leaf, 4to., 47 full page plates from photographs, bookplate to front paste down, some heavy foxing to prelims and first few pages, some occasional spotting to contents and closed page edges, publishers green cloth, 1cm section rubbed through rear spine edge. Czech Asia 48 Africa 62. Clark was an ardent taxidermist and big game hunter, he writes of his expeditions to Africa, North America and Asia in search of specimens for the American museums. Czech 37. [20373]
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Author: COBBOLD Ralph P.

Innermost Asia Travel And Sport In The Pamirs

1900.  1st Edn,.  William Heinemann.  XVIII 354 pages, illus, lge folding map, foxing to frontis, presentation inscription on FEP "from one traveler to another with best wishes Sept 1919 Ralph P Cobbold". recased in the original red cloth, gilt title and sheep head vignette to upper cover, some old surface rubbing and soiling to covers, g+, very unusual to find signed. An excellent work on sport and adventure with voluble descriptions of the terrain. Czech 49. [18687]
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Author: COBBOLD Ralph P.

Innermost Asia Travel And Sport In The Pamirs

1900.  1st Edn,.  William Heinemann.  xviii 354 pages, full page and text illus from photographs, 4 full page maps + lge folding coloured map at rear. Old repair to closed tear to verso 1 section of blank margin and map, publishers plain dark red cloth, some light fading to edges, possible a later publishers binding, some copies appear with a gilt sheep's head to upper board others in this binding. An excellent work on sport and adventure with voluble descriptions of the terrain. Czech 49. [20077]
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Author: COOCH BEHAR The Maharaja Of

Thirty Years Of Big Game Shooting In Cooch Behar, The Duars, And Assam, A Rough Diary

1993.  reprint.  Wolfe Publishing.  Prescott, Arizona, USA.  xxviii 461 pages, AEG, illus in b/w from photographs + folding map, bound in dark red simulated leather with gilt decoration. A fine copy of a reprint of the 1908 edition. A classic on Indian big game hunting. [19887]
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Author: CORBETT Jim

The Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag

1949.  reprint Edn,.  Oxford University Press.  166 pages, 2 pages of plates, coloured map end papers, publishers green cloth, vg in dj. Czech 52. [20022]
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Author: CORBETT Jim

My India

1952.  1st Indian Edn,.  Oxford University Press, India.  190 pages, map + map end papers, inscription on verso of 1/2 title, original grey cloth in dj, dj has chipping to edges, some loss to front edge of upper flap. Indian editions are very scarce in vg condition especially in dj. [4679]
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Author: COTTON W.B.

Sport In The Eastern Sudan From Souakin To The Blue Nile

1912.  1st 2nd issue Edn,.  Rowland Ward.  X 285 pages, 5 pages adverts for Roland Ward, original tan cloth, gilt title to upper board light rubbing to head and tail of spine, although the title page calls for a map it was never issued for the 2nd issue. A scarce Rowland Ward publication the book details the author's 9 months safari at a cost of ?750.00. Hunting lion, buffalo, hippo, giraffe and variety of plains game. Czech 40 [14736]
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Author: CRANWORTH Lord

A Colony In The Making or Sport and Profit in British East Africa

1912.  1st Edn,.  Macmilland and Co.  Africa.  xiv 359 pages, TEG, illus in b/w from photographs, large folding map at rear, foxing to front and rear end paper and closed page edges, oval ownership stamp to FEP, contents clean and free of foxing, publishers green cloth, gilt title and native vignette to upper cover. The author provides information on big game, its location, methods of stalking and the game reserves. Czech 69. [20342]
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Author: CRANWORTH Lord

Kenya Chronicals

1939.  1st Edn,.  Macmillan & Co Ltd.  xi 367 pages, illus, bookplate of Hugh Walker to front paste down, gilt lion head to upper cover, vg in the original dj, dj showing loss to head and tail of spine and corners, some repair to verso now in removable protective sleeve. Cranwell recounts his political, military and sporting experiences, there is a chapter relating to his 1906 safari. Czech 69. [20364]
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Author: CRILE Grace

Skyways To A Jungle Laboratory

1937.  1st English Edn,.  240 pages, illus, vg in worn dj. A scientific expedition hunting everything from elephant to jack rabbit. [11248]
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Author: CRONWRIGHT-SCHREINER S.C.

The Migratory Springbucks Of South Africa (The Trekbokke) Also An Essay On The Ostrich And A Letter Descriptive Of The Zambesi Falls

1925.  1st Edn,.  T Fisher Unwin Ltd.  140 pages, 4pp advs, frontis + 4 b/w plates from photographs, green cloth, title in black, foxing to closed page edges and occasional to text, vg in worn but presentable dj. Articles and references to the migratory springbucks by men who have personal experience. [16518]
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Author: DALY Marcus

Big Game Hunting And Adventure 1897 - 1936

1937.  1st Edn,.  Macmillan and Co.  X 322 pages, 2pp adverts, illus from photographs, small 1cm hole to FEP below old 3x2cm tape mark?, light even fading to publishers green cloth, with gilt lion head to upper board, vg in dj, some surface rubbing to dj. Daly hunted for nearly 40 years, elephant in Kenya, lion in Matabeleland, The Sudan, Cameroon for all manner of game includes chapters rifle selection and shooting. Czech 44. [17035]
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Author: DANE Sir Richard

Sport In Asia And Africa

1921.  1st Edn,.  X 234 pages, 24 illus from photographs, original 1/4 cloth backed boards, small chip on front edge of upper cover, vg+. Safaris to East Africa, tiger shooting and bear hunting in Kashmir etc. [11043]
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Author: DEMIDOFF E. [Prince San Donato].

Hunting Trip To The Caucasus

1898.  1st Edn,.  Rowland Ward.  XVI 319 pages, 4pp advs, 96 illus + folding map in rear pocket, contents clean and tight, original spine faded to brown, light rubbing to head and tail, inscription in purple to top margin of 1/2 title "with the authors compliments". The authors 3 hunting trips in 1895 1896 in Central Asia hunting Tur Ollen Aurochus, In The Urushten Valley, he hunted ibex, bear, etc., the illustrations are from the author's photographs. Czech 62 [16956]
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Author: DERANIYAGALA P.E.P.

Some Extinct Elephants, Their Relatives And Their Two Living Species

1955.  1st Edn,.  Ceylon.  161 pages, 4to, 48 full page plates, text illus, diagrams, card covers. vg. [9497]
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Author: DIGBY Bassett

The Mammoth And Mammoth Hunting In North East Siberia

1926.  1st Edn,.  222 pages, illus, some spotting, old splash mark on top of front board, gilt pictorial spine, vg-. chapters on ivory tusks etc. [10812]
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Author: DINESEN Isak

Out Of Africa

1938.  1st American Edn,.  Random House.  New York.  389 pages, vg. Czech 49 [13920]
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Author: DOLLMAN J.G.

Catalogue Of The Selous Collection Of Big Game In The British Museum

1921.  1st Edn,.  British Museum.  VII 112 pages, frontis portrait of Selous, vg in publishers brown cloth. Details the big game specimens on display at the British Museum donated by Selous's wife, includes some hunting excerpts from Selous books and journals to highlight description. Czech 82. [20030]
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Author: DONOVAN Captain C.H.W.

With Wilson In Matabeleland Or Sport And War In Zambesia

1894.  1st Edn.  Henry And Co Ltd.  xiv 322 pages, 14 pages advs, folding map as frontis + numerous text illus. Library bookplate of the Royal United Service Institution to front paste down, small oval blind stamp to upper blank margin of title page, later plain black cloth, gilt title to upper cover. Donovan landed at the Cape in 1839 to enjoy a big game hunt into the Veldt Country near the Limpopo River hunting buffalo, hippo, lion, kudu, etc. the hunt ending when the first Matabele war erupted. Czech 82/83 [20238]
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Author: DOUGLAS-HAMILTON Iain Oria

Among The Elephants

1975.  1st American Edn,.  New York.  285 pages, illus, vg in dj, presentation inscription on 1/2 title, signed by Iain and Oria Hamilton [4241]
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Author: DRACOPOLI I. N.

Through Jubaland To The Lorian Swamp

1914.  1st Edn.  318 pages, 18 pages adverts, 31 plates coloured, folding map + text map, foxing to contents, publishers rust coloured cloth, gilt native vignette to upper board, rubbing to edges and dust soiling, pencil ownership of H.C.V.Hunter to front end paper. Hunter first discovered the Hunter's hartebeeste or arrola at the mouth of the Tana River in 1887. Chapter viii is on hartebeeste or arrola, and one Dracopoli's objects was to obtain specimens. Dracopoli hunted oryx, gerenuk, zebra, topi etc, his description of the terrain and climate is especially interesting. Czech 84. [20295]
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Author: DRAKE-BROCKMAN R.E.

The Mammals Of Somaliland

1910.  1st Edn,.  XVII 201 pages, illus, pictorial covers, vg-. [6600]
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Author: DRAKE-BROCKMAN R.E.

The Mammals Of Somaliland

1910.  1st Edn,.  XVII 201 pages, frontis illus and 18 other full page illus from photographs, original light blue cloth with elephant vignette to upper board, gilt on spine title dull, some bumping to spine, vg-. Czech 52 [12989]
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Author: DRUMMOND W.H.

The Large Game And Natural History Of South And South East Africa

1875.  1st Edn,.  XXI 428 pages, coloured frontis and title page vignette, 12 full page tinted plates and map + text illus, recased in the publishers brown cloth, dust soiled; normally fair in green pictorial cloth. [9659]
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Author: DU CHAILLU Paul B.

Explorations And Adventures In Equatorial Africa With The Accounts Of The Manners And Customs Of The People and of the Chase of the Gorilla, Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus and Other Animals

1861.  1st Edn,.  XVIII 478 pages, 28 pages of adverts, folding frontis of the gorilla, folding map, text illus, early name and date 1890 to front inner blank with note to verso on FEP in ink relating to the 2nd edition. Bookplate with library shelf number for Lord Carew, Castle Bond Ireland, where plate in placed glue has caused adhesion to opposite blank causing 2cm-5cm piece missing. Original cloth with gilt gorilla to upper boards in blind ruled boarders, chipping to head and tail of spine, slight bumping to corners and rubbed, light surface rubbing to part of rear boards approx. 6x2cm. Du Chaille was one of the first white men to trek into gorilla country, Czech 86 [18688]
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Author: DUGMORE Major A Radclyffe

The Vast Sudan

1924.  1st Edn..  Arrowsmith.  312 pages, illus from photographs, 3 maps, 1 folding, slight discolouration to top front corner of publishers grey/green cloth, elephant vignette in black to upper cover. Dugmore a professional photographer much on the game animals of the Sudan. [20311]
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Author: DUNDAS L.M.

A Big Game Pocket Book For Kenya Colony

1927.  1st Edn,.  HF and G Witherby.  X 144 pages, illus with 43 sketches and photographs, brown cloth with title in black to upper board with vignette of an onyx, small ink spot on spine edge, o/w vg. A guide to the game and hunting them also a guide to the treatment of skins and trophies. Czech 54 [15954]
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Author: DUNDAS L.M.

A Big Game Pocket Book For Kenya Colony

1927.  1st Edn,.  HF and G Witherby.  X 144 pages, illus with 43 sketches and photographs, brown cloth with title in black to upper board with vignette of an onyx, vg. A guide to the game and hunting them also a guide to the treatment of skins and trophies. Czech 54 [13840]
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Author: DUTTON E A T

Kenya Mountain

1930.  new Edn.  Jonathan Cape.  xvi 219 pages, large 8vo., frontis + 55 maps, 3 sketch maps and large folding map, presentation inscription to FEP, publisher's cloth, gilt title to upper cover, spine evenly faded. A detailed account of the mountain, its scenery and fauna also climbing experiences. This edition has been corrected and enlarged from the 1st Edn 1929. [20360]
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Author: DUTTON E.A.T.

Lillibullero On The Golden Road

1944.  1st Edn.  Zanzibar.  xii 313, double page map Northern Frontier of Kenya, some light spotting to prelims and map, publishers green cloth, 1 of 100 numbered copies, this being No 34 presentation inscription on FEP to Jack Melhuish old friends are best from the author 25 Dec 44. In 1926 Dutton and Melhish visited and climbed the peaks of Mount Kenya. The scarce 1st edition of Dutton's reminiscences [20336]
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Author: DUTTON E.A.T.

Lillibullero On The Golden Road

1944.  1st Edn.  Zanzibar.  xii 313, double page map Northern Frontier of Kenya, some light spotting to prelims and map, publishers' green cloth, 1 of 100 numbered copies, this being No 57, note in ink to FEP for Nagahot? Library, some light marking to the cover. The scarce 1st edition of Dutton's reminiscences [20337]
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Author: DYER Anthony

Men For All Seasons The Hunters And Pioneers

1995.  1st Edn..  Trophy Room Books.  Angoura, CA, USA.  xi 389 pages, illus with 375 in b/w from photographs. A fine copy in fine dj, limited to 1000 copies signed by the author. Profiles of professional big game hunters with accounts of their hunts with a 41 page appendix of the greatest East African hunter. Czech 89. [19500]
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Author: EARDLEY WILMOT Sir S.

Leaves From Indian Forests

1930.  1st Edn,.  Edward Arnold and Co.  viii 200 pages, frontis + 7 full page illus from photographs + numerous text drawings, inscription to front end paper, blue cloth, gilt tiger head to upper cover, vg. Hunting tiger and panther in the foothill on the Himalayas also buffalo etc. Czech 68. [20390]
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Author: EARDLEY-WILMOT S.

Forest Life And Sport In India

1910.  1st Edn,.  Edward Arnold.  XI 324 pages, 20pp advs, illus, publisher's red cloth gilt elephant vignette to upper board, upper corners bumped, vg-. An inspector general of forests in India, he recounts numerous hunts after tigers, panthers, samber etc. Czech 68 [20416]
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Author: EASTMAN George

Chronicles of An African Trip

1927.  1st Privately printed for the author Edn,.  87 pages, 29 photographic illus, map end papers showing the hunting trip, 1/4 cloth backed boards, slight damp mark to top corners of rear board, neat name written to top edge of front board, contents clean. Includes letter from the chairman of Kodak, stating the book is to be presented to all his employees who have completed 5 years service. [241]
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Author: ELEPHANT INTEREST GROUP

Elephant Volume 2 Number 2

1986.  Elephant Interest Group, Wayne State University, USA.  264 pages, illus, pictorial card covers, the 1st volume appeared in 1982 this is a summary of their accomplishments and related issues since. [12654]
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