Hunting, game rangers and African adventures

Descriptions are as follows.:- List no. Author, Title, Publisher, Place, Publish date, Edition, Size/weight, Pages, Illustrations, Maps, Binding, Condition, Comments, Stock Reference Stock ID, Sales Price.

All descriptions are taken from Peter’s records. All typing errors are mine! My apologies in advance for any confusion they may cause. I will be happy to send photos of books if required, and attempt to answer any questions about them. There are duplicates. Price will vary depending on condition etc.

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Please do not hesitate to contact me for more information.

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I hope you find something of interest on the list.

Caro Ayre.

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Peter Ayre’s books: Book list  0119H

 1 “The Sportsman””(comp. & ed.)”BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN – Big Game Hunting and AnglingBritish Sports and Sportsmen.

London, 1914, 1st, Elephant Folio 11 x 15, xiii + 593 pages,78 Photogravures and numerous B/W photos. “Rebound in tan cloth with leather spine labels, teg”, No. 480 of limited edition of 1000 copies, some pages damp affected hence rebind, not affecting text or illustrations, O/W V. Good. Articles include ‘Big Game Hunting in Africa’ by F.C. Selous; ‘Elephant Hunting in German East Africa’ by James Sutherland; many others. A truly sumptious volume but postage will be high.

Ref.6185 £125.00

 2 “The Sportsman””(comp. & ed.)”BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN – Big Game Hunting and Angling British Sports and Sportsmen.

London, 1914, 1st, Elephant Folio 11 x 15, xiii + 593 pages, 78 Photogravures and numerous B/W photos, “Orig. red leather gilt, bevelled edge boards, 5 raised bands, aeg” “covers rubbed and spine ends worn and frayed, No. 527 of limited edition of 1000 copies,  Good.

Articles include ‘Big Game Hunting in Africa’ by F.C. Selous; ‘Elephant Hunting in German East Africa’ by James Sutherland; many others. A truly sumptious volume but postage will be high.

Ref. 5119 £150.00

 3 “Adamson, George” BWANA GAME – The Life Story of George Adamson. Collins & Harvill, London, 1968, 1st, “6 x 9, 750”, 320 pages, 13 col. + 54 B/W Photos, F. & R. Eps, Orig. brown cloth with pictorial dust-wrapper, Nr. Fine. George Adamson’s first autobiography.

Ref. 3598 £15.00

 4  “Adamson, George” BWANA GAME – The Life Story of George Adamson. Collins & Harvill, London, 1968, 1st, 6 x 9, 320 pages, 13 col. + 54 B/W Photos, F. & R. Eps, Orig. brown cloth with pictorial dust-jacket V. Good. George Adamson’s first autobiography.

Ref. 6458 £10.00

 5 “Adamson, George”BWANA GAME – The Life Story of George Adamson. Collins & Harvill, London, 1968, 1st, 6 x 9, 320 pages, 13 col. + 54 B/W Photos F. & R. Eps, Orig. brown cloth with pict. D/W V. Good. George Adamson’s first autobiography.

Ref. 938 £10.00

 6 “Adamson, George”BWANA GAME – The Life Story of George Adamson. Collins & Harvill, London, 1968, 1st, 6 x 9, 320 pages, 13 col. + 54 B/W Photos F. & R. Eps, Orig. brown cloth with pict. D/W, V. Good. George Adamson’s first autobiography.

Ref. 1035 £12.00

 7 “Adamson, George” BWANA GAME – The Life Story of George Adamson. Collins & Harvill, London, 1968, 1st, 6 x 9, 320 pages,13 col. + 54 B/W Photos F. & R. eps, Orig. brown cloth with pict. D/W, V. Good. George Adamson’s first autobiography.

Ref 1088 £12.00

 8 “Allen, Bunny”SECOND WHEEL. Amwell Press, New Jersey, 1985, 1st, 8.5 x 5.75, vii + 234 pages,50 B/W Photos, Orig. green leather in slipcase”Mint, limited edition – 1000 copies signed by the author – No 361″

Ref 13 £160.00 Sold

 9 “Allen, Bunny”THE WHEEL OF LIFE. Safari Press “Long Beach, California”2002, 1st, “6 x 9, 750, x + 306 pages, numerous B/W photos. Orig. blue dec cloth with slipcase.” Limited edition of 1000 copies, No. 316, Signed by the author, Fine.

Ref 3566 £100 Sold

 10 “Anderson, Major G.H. ‘Andy'”AFRICAN SAFARIS, Nakuru Press, , Nakuru1946, 1st, “7 x 9.75, 800, xvi + 173pages 19 B/W Photos,”Quarter morocco, compartments, gilt titling, green cloth with centre part of original front cover laid down. “Nr. Fine”. One of the classic big game hunting titles, rare and sought after in the first edition”.

Ref 4721 £750.00

 11 Anon THE BOOK OF HUNTING. Paddington Press, London/New York, 1973, 1st, 10.25 x 12.75, 319 pages Profusely illustrated, Orig. dec. green cloth with D/W. Fine substantial volume covering hunting throughout the world.

Ref 21 £15.00

 12 “Ansorge, W.J.”UNDER THE AFRICAN SUN. Heinemann, London, 1899, 1st – Times Book Club, “6.25 x 10.25, 1900, xiv + 355 pages 2 Col. + 16 B/W Plates + numerous text illustr.”Orig. green cloth gilt, vignette of warrior on upper cover.” “Boards and spine grubby and worn, some light foxing particularly on endpapers. Good.” ‘A description of native races in Uganda, sporting adventures and other experiences.’ The author was, at one time, Medical Officer to the Government in Uganda.

Ref 4811 £250.00

13 “Baker, Carlos”ERNEST HEMINGWAY – A Life Story. The Literary Guild, London, 1969 Book Club, 6 x 9.25, 702 pages, Numerous B/W photos.”Orig. maroon cloth with tatty, faded D/W” Good.

Ref 1548 £12.00

14 “Baker, Sir Samuel W.””WILD BEASTS AND THEIR WAYS – Reminiscences of Europe, Asia, Africa and America”. Macmillan, London, 1891, 2nd, 5.75 x 8, xiv + 455 pages + Ads, 29Orig., red cloth gilt”gilt vignettes on f. and r. cover, rebacked with orig. worn spine laid down, new eps. Overall a Good copy of the second edition of this uncommon book”.

Ref 986 £60.00

15 “Barnes, The Hon. R. Gorell” BABES IN THE AFRICAN WOOD. Longmans Green & Co. London, 1911, 1st, “5.5 x 7.75, 650” xv + 247 pages 69 B/W, 1 Folding at end, Orig. green cloth gilt, photo vignette of safari inset on upper cover, very slight fading to spine, darkening to endpapers, O/W V. Good. Account of the author’s hunting safari in British East Africa. Rare in this binding.

Ref 7667 £150.00

16 “Bartlett, Fred”SHOOT STRAIGHT AND STAY ALIVE – A Lifetime of Hunting Experiences. Rowland Ward Johannesburg 2000 2nd 6.75 x 10 206 pages, profusely. Orig. Green buckram with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good. Autobiography – the author was born in Nairobi and became a professional hunter with Ker & Downey.

Ref 7194 £45.

7 “Bille, Count G. Ahlefeldt” TANDALLA. Routledge & Keegan Paul, London, 1951, 1st UK, “5.25 x 8.5, 700″ xiv + 296 pages, 41 B/W, 1 Orig. green cloth with tatty pictorial dust-wrapper,” light foxing to endpapers, O/W V. Goo., “A Danish Game Warden’s study of native and wild life in Kenya and Tanganyika.

Ref 5926 £28.00

18 “Bille, Count G. Ahlefeldt” TANDALLA. Routledge & Keegan Paul, London, 1951 1st UK, “5.25 x 8.5, 700” xiv + 296 pages 41 B/W, 1 map. Orig. green cloth, V. Good. A Danish Game Warden’s study of native and wild life in Kenya and Tanganyika.

Ref 5896 £25.00

19 “Blunt, Com. D. E.” ELEPHANT. East Africa/London, 1933, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 750” xvi +260 pages + 19 Ads, Frontis. + 16 plates, “Orig. green simulated elephant hide cloth gilt, gilt elephant head on upper board,” “spine titling indistinct, covers marked with slight damage to one edge of spine, foxing to prelims, O/W V. Good.”

Ref 7903 £225.00

20 “Bowermaster, Jon” THE ADVENTURES AND MISADVENTURES OF PETER BEARD IN AFRICA”. Little, Brown & Co.” Boston, 1993, 1st, 9.25 x 10.75, 199 pages, Profusely, Orig. sand cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good. Biographical work with many of Beard’s own photographs. Recommended.

Ref 7840 £55.00

21 “Bowermaster, Jon”  THE ADVENTURES AND MISADVENTURES OF PETER BEARD IN AFRICA”. Little, Brown & Co.”Boston, 1993, 1st, 9.25 x 10.75, 199 pages, Profusely, Orig. sand cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, Fine. Biographical work with many of Beard’s own photographs. Recommended.

Ref 333 £55.00

22″Bowermaster, Jon” THE ADVENTURES AND MISADVENTURES OF PETER BEARD IN AFRICA”. Little, Brown & Co.”Boston, 1993, 1st, 9.25 x 10.75, 199 pages, Profusely, Orig. sand cloth with worn pictorial dust-jacket. V. Good. Biographical work with many of  Beard’s own photographs. Recommended.

Ref 8099 £25.00

23 “Boyes, John” THE COMPANY OF ADVENTURERS. East Africa,London, 1928, 1st, “5.75 x 8.75, 800” xvi + 318 pages, 36 B/W Photos, 1 map.  Orig. brown cloth with dust-wrapper, “some light foxing, generally V. Good.

Ref 3181 £450.00

24 “Brander, Michael” THE BIG GAME HUNTERS. The Sportsmans Press, London, 1988, 1st, 7.75 x 10, 192 pages, Numerous, Orig. Maroon cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good. An authoritative account of early hunters, mostly in Africa.

Ref 7789 £20.00

25 “Brander, Michael” THE BIG GAME HUNTERS. The Sportsmans Press, London, 1988, 1st, 7.75 x 10, 192 pages, Numerous, Orig. Maroon cloth with pict D/W. Fine. “An authoritative account of early hunters, mostly in Africa.”

Ref 1679 £20.00

26 “Bronson, Edgar Beecher” IN CLOSED TERRITORYA. C. McClurg & Co.Chicago, 1910, 1st,”5.5 x 8.25, 800″ xx + 299 pages, nearly 100 B/W photos, 2 maps, Orig. tan pictorial cloth, “front hinge cracked, slight foxing to prelims, spine grubby, signed inscription from the Author O/W V. Good.” The author was given permission to hunt in the ‘Closed Territory’ of the Loita Masai, Kisii, Sotik etc. in 1908. Scarce and collected”.

Ref 7985 £175.00

27 “Bronson, Edgar Beecher”IN CLOSED TERRITORYA. C. McClurg & Co.Chicago,1910, 1st, “5.5 x 8.25, 800” xx + 299 pages, nearly 100 B/W photos 2 maps, Orig. tan pictorial cloth, front hinge cracked, slight staining to board edges, spine grubby, O/W V. Good. The author was given permission to hunt in the ‘Closed Territory’ of the Loita Masai, Kisii, Sotik etc. in 1908. Scarce and collected.

Ref 7715 £125.00

30 “Bull, Bartle” SAFARI – A CHRONICLE OF ADVENTURE. Viking, London, 1988, 1st, “9 x 11, 1800″ 383 pages, Profusely, 3 Orig. grey cloth with Pict D/W”. Signed by the author, V. Good. Recommended and becoming uncommon in the first edition.

Ref 1901 £50.00

31 “Bull, Bartle” SAFARI – A CHRONICLE OF ADVENTURE. Penguin Books, London, 1992 repr. 8.5 x 10.5, 383 pages, Profusely 3 Orig. pictorial card. V. Good. history of the great African safaris over 150 years. Recommended and becoming uncommon.

Ref 6010 £25.00

32 “Bulpin, T.V.”THE HUNTER IS DEATH. Thomas Nelson, Johannesburg, 1962, 1st, “6 x 9, 800” viii + 348 Pages, Sketches by C.T. Astley Maberly. “Orig. grey decorated cloth with worn, torn pictorial dust-jacket”. V. Good.  The story of George Rushby.

Ref 7630 £50.00 Sold

33″Butler, Frank Hedges””FIFTY YEARS OF TRAVEL BY LAND WATER, AND AIR“. T. Fisher Unwin Ltd, London, 1921, 1st reprint, 6 x 942, 189 pages B/W. “Orig. blue dec. cloth, bookplate vignette on upper cover.”spine faded but still a V. Good tight copy. Chapter on big-game hunting safari in East Africa in 1912 with Major Dooner as hunter guide.

Ref 7602 £35.00

35 “Cameron, Kenneth M.”INTO AFRICA – The Story of the East African Safari. Constable, London, 1990 1st 6.25 x 9.5 229 pages, numerous B/W, 1 map, Orig. brown cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good. Well researched and informative history of the safari from its origins in trade to the extravagances of the safari’s golden age in the 1920s and 1930s.

Ref 8124 £25.00

36 “Cameron, Kenneth M.” INTO AFRICA – The Story of the East African Safari. Constable, London 1990 1st 6.25 x 9.5 229 pages, numerous B/W, 1 map. Orig. brown cloth with pictorial dust-jacket. Ex Library with usual stamps, well researched and informative history of the safari from its origins in trade to the extravagances of the safari’s golden age in the 1920s and 1930s

Ref 8012 £15.00

37 “Cameron, Kenneth M.”INTO AFRICA – The Story of the East African Safari. Constable, London 1990 1st 6.25 x 9.5 229 pages, numerous B/W, 1 map, Orig. brown cloth with pict. D/W,Fine. Well researched and informative.

Ref 803 £40.00

38 “Capstick, Fiona Claire” THE DIANA FILES – The Huntress-Traveller Through History. Rowland Ward, Johannesburg 2004 1st 8.75 x 11, xx + 363 pages, profusely with colour & B/W photos, F. & r. Eps, Orig. black buckram with pictorial dust-jacket, New. “Sportswomen who hunted throughout the world but more than half the book relates to Africa. Cara Buxton, Elizabeth Cross, Kathleen Seth-Smith, Rose Cartwright etc. etc.”

Ref 7809 £75.00

39 “Capstick, Peter Hathaway” DEATH IN THE LONG GRASS – A Big-Game Hunter’s Adventures in the African Bush. Cassell, London 1978 1st UK 6.25 x 9.5, xv + 297 pages, Numerous B/W Photos, Orig. green cloth with pictorial dust-jacketV. Good.

Ref 6397 £15.00

40 “Capstick, Peter Hathaway” SAFARI – The Last Adventure. St. Martins Press, New York 1984 “1st ed., later printing” “6 x 9.25, 750” + 291 pages, 33 B/W Photos + diagrams, 1 map. Orig. tan/black cloth/paper with pictorial dust-jacket”some highlighting, O/W V. Good. “Everything you need to know before booking a hunting safari.

Ref 7128 £25.00

41 “Capstick, Peter Hathaway” DEATH IN THE LONG GRASS – A Big-Game Hunter’s Adventures in the African Bush. Cassell London 1978 1st UK 6.25 x 9.5, xv + 297 pages, Numerous B/W Photos, Orig. green cloth with pict. D/W Fine.

Ref 1480 £15.00

42 “Capstick, Peter Hathaway” A MAN CALLED LION – The Life and Times of John Howard ‘Pondoro’ Taylor. Safari Press, Long Beach 1994 “1st, 3rd printing” “6.25 x 9.5, 700” xxviii + 260 pages, 29 B/W Photos, 1 map. Orig. red cloth with pict. D/W Fine.

Ref 1920 £25.00

43 “Capstick, Peter Hathaway” DEATH IN THE DARK CONTINENT. St. Martin’s Press. New York 1983 “1st, 2nd printing” “6 x 9.5, 550” xiv + 238 pages, 7 B/W Photos, Orig. brown/black paper/cloth with worn pict. D/W V. Good. Hunting the big five.

Ref 2109 £25.00

44 “Chalmers, Patrick R.” SPORT AND TRAVEL IN EAST AFRICA. Philip Allan, London 1934 1st “5.75 x 8.75, 700” xii + 273 pages,37 B/W Photos, 3 maps. Orig. tan cloth with torn dust-wrapper “Pieces missing from spine of dust wrapper, O/W Nr. Fine”.

Ref 3222 £100.00

45 “Chapman, Abel” ON SAFARI. Edward Arnold, London 1908 1st 6 x 9. xvi + 340 pages + 16pp Ads, profusely with line drawings and B/W photos, several maps. Orig. black cloth gilt with elephant on front cover “Slght wear to hinges and corners and edges of boards, O/W V. Good”.

Ref 8235 £250.00

46 “Cotlow, Lewis” ZANZABUKU – DANGEROUS SAFARI. Robert Hale, London 19571st UK “5.75 x 8.75, 600” xii + 370 pages, 22 B/W Photos, Orig. red cloth with dust-jacket “inscribed and signed by the author, V. Good. “Three dangerous safaris to Africa filming wild animals and primitive tribes, mostly E. Africa”.

Ref 4876 £20.00

47 “Cottar, Charles” COTTAR: The Exception Was The Rule. Trophy Room Books “Agoura, California” 1999 1st” 8.75 x 11.25, 1400″ xiv + 329 pages, profusely with B/W photos. Orig. black cloth with pict. D/J. Fine.

Ref 1645 £100.00

48 “Courtney, Roger” CLAWS OF AFRICA George Harrap, London 1934 1st reprint “5.5 x 8.75, 700” 272 pages, Frontis.Orig. red cloth, “spine darkened and grubby, foxing to prelims, slight soiling to covers, O/W V. Good.” Experiences of the well known professional big-game hunter and a founder of the Special Boat Service.

Ref 7976 £55.00

49 “Crespigny, Sir Claude Champion de, Bt.” FORTY YEARS OF A SPORTSMAN’S LIFE. Mills & Boon, London 1910 3rd 5.25 x 7.75, viii + 318 pages + Ads, “Frontis., 16 B/W, 1 Col.”Orig. blue cloth, “Spine grubby with fraying to head and tail, O/W V. Good.” Chapter on big game hunting and soldiering in British East Africa in 1905.

Ref 7830 £30.00

50 “Cullen, Anthony” DOWNEY’S AFRICA. Cassell, London 1959 1st 5.75 x 8.75 xviii + 168 pages, 29 B/W Photos 1 map. Orig. red cloth with pict. D/W, Small piece torn from top of D/W. O/W V. Good. Good biography of the famous professional hunter Sid Downey.

Ref 1847 £95.00

51 “Cullen, Anthony and Sydney Downey” SAVING THE GAME. Jarrolds, London 1960 1st “5.5 x 8.5, 500” 224 pages, Profusely. “Orig. black cloth with worn, torn, grubby pictorial dust-jacket. “V. Good. “The story of the destruction and attempts at preservation of the wild life of East Africa, under the stewardship of mankind”.

Ref 6635 £20.00

52 “Czech, Kenneth P.”WITH RIFLE AND PETTICOAT – Women as Big Game Hunters 1880-1940. The Derrydale Press “Lanham, Maryland” 2002 1st “6 x 9.25, 550” xii + 189 pages, 15 B/W photos, Orig. mauve/grey cloth/paper with pictorial dust-jacket. “Signed by the author. Fine. Agnes Herbert, Delia Akeley, Lucie McMillan, Osa Johnson etc. – recommended.”

Ref 6376 £30.00

53 “Czech, Kenneth P.”WITH RIFLE AND PETTICOAT – Women as Big Game Hunters 1880-1940. The Derrydale Press “Lanham, Maryland” 2002 1st “6 x 9.25, 550” xii + 189 pages, 15 B/W photos, Orig. mauve/grey cloth/paper with pictorial dust-wrapper “Signed by the author, Fine.”

Ref 3862 £30.00

54 “Czech, Kenneth P.” “AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AFRICAN BIG GAME HUNTING BOOKS, 1785 TO 1950.” Land’s Edge Press “St. Cloud, Minnesota” 1999 1st “6.25 x 9.25, 550” 181 pages, 16 Colour Plates, Orig. brown cloth gilt with pict. D/W “Limited edition, 750 copies – No. 189, Signed by the author, Fine.” “A must for any big game hunting collector but also contains other related titles, recommended.”

Ref 1658 £35.00

55 “Dinesen, Isak” LETTERS FROM AFRICA 1914 – 1931. Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago 1981 1st English 6.25 x 9.25 xli + 474 pages,76 B/W,1 map. Orig. tan cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, Fine.

Ref 876 £35.00

56 “Dinesen, Isak” LETTERS FROM AFRICA 1914 – 1931. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London 1981 1st English “6.25 x 9.25, 950” xli + 474 pages, 76 B/W, 1 map, Orig. tan cloth with pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good.

Ref 7401 £35.00

57 “Dyer, Anthony” MEN FOR ALL SEASONS – The Hunters and Pioneers. Trophy Room Books, California 1996 1st 8.75 x 11.25 xii + 390 pages + xlii, Profusely with B/W Photos, Orig. green cloth with pict D/W “Limited edition of 1000 copies, No. 305, signed by the author, Mint”. Destined to become as sought after as Tony Dyer’s previous books.

Ref 754 £250.00

58 “Dyer, Anthony” MEN FOR ALL SEASONS – And Legendary Ladies. Rowland Ward, Johannesburg, 2008, 2nd 8.75 x 11.00, x + 270 pages, Profusely with B/W Photos. Orig. maroon buckram with pictorial dust-jacket, New. History of safaris and professional hunters. Destined to become as sought after as Tony Dyer’s previous books

Ref 7331 £45.00 Sold

59 “East, Ben” SURVIVAL – TRUE SPORTSMEN’S ADVENTURES. Pelham Books, London 1968 1st “5.75 x 8.75, 500” xii + 256 pages, Drawings by Tom Beecham, Orig. black cloth with dust wrapper. V. Good. Contains story of John Kingsley-Heath’s mauling by a lion. John sadly passed away in July 2011.

Ref 4113 £18.00

60 “Eastman, George” CHRONICLES OF AN AFRICAN TRIP. Privately, New York 1927 1st “6.75 x 9.75, 800” 87 pages, Numerous Photos at end, F. & r. Eps. Orig grey cloth spine with paper covered boards. “Upper hinge cracked, O/W V. Good.” Letters from George Eastman describing his hunting safari in Kenya in 1926.

Ref 2768 £65.00

62 “Eastman, George” CHRONICLES OF AN AFRICAN TRIP. Privately New York, 1927 1st “6.75 x 9.75, 800” 87 pages, Numerous Photos at end, F. & r. Eps Orig. grey cloth spine with paper covered boards “Facsimile signature of author, owners stamp on covers, O/W V. Good.” Letters from George Eastman describing his hunting safari in Kenya in 1926

Ref 1643 £65.00

63 “Eastman, George” CHRONICLES OF AN AFRICAN TRIP. Privately, New York,1927 1st 6.75 x 9.75 87 pages, Numerous Photos at end, f. & r. Eps, Orig grey cloth spine with paper covered boards. “Facsimile signature of author, sl. rubbing to edges of front cover, O/W V. Good.” Letters from George Eastman describing his hunting safari in Kenya in 1926.

Ref 1460 £55.00

64 “Eastman, George” CHRONICLES OF A SECOND AFRICAN TRIP. Friends of Univ. of Rochester Libraries “Rochester, New York. 1987 1st “6 x 9.5, 600” xxvi + 89 pages 37 B/W Photos, F. & r. eps, Orig. maroon cloth in slip case. Fine. “Hunting elephant, mainly in the Sudan, with Philip Percival”.

Ref 2383 £65.00

65 “Fey, Venn” CLOUD OVER KENYA. Collins, London 1964 1st 5.75 x 8, 192 pages, 6 B/W Photos, 1 map. Orig. green cloth with D/WV. Good. Hunting for bongo and the author’s sadness at selling his farm and leaving Kenya. Scarce.

Ref 1031 £30.00

66 “Fey, Venn” CLOUD OVER KENYA. Collins, London, 1964 1st “5.75 x 8, 350” 192 pages, 6 B/W Photos, 1 map. Orig. green cloth “Boots lib. Label on front cover (no other library evidence), bookplate of G. Philip Rimington and note from him on flyleaf. “hunting for bongo and the author’s sadness at selling his farm and leaving Kenya. Scarce.

Ref 6423 £15.00

67 “Foran, Major W. Robert” THE ELEPHANT HUNTERS OF THE LADO. Amwell Press, “Clinton, New Jersey” 1981 1st “6.25 x 9.5, 800” xxii + 312 pages, Col. Frontis + 30 B/W photos, 1. Orig. black cloth gilt “Limited edition No. 374 of 1000 copies, signed by Anthony Dyer and Jim Rikhoff” 6th book in African Hunting Heritage Collection.

Ref 7941 £125.00

68 “Foran, Major W. Robert” THE ELEPHANT HUNTERS OF THE LADO. Amwell Press, “Clinton, New Jersey” 1981 1st “6.25 x 9.5, 800” xxii + 312 pages,Col. Frontis + 30 B/W photos. 1 map. Orig. black cloth gilt. “Limited edition No. 718 of 1000 copies, signed by Anthony Dyer.” 6th book in African Hunting Heritage Collection.

Ref 3705 £220.00

69 “Foran, W. Robert” A HUNTER’S SAGA. Robert Hale London 1961 1st “5.5 x 8.75, 550″ 192 pages, 17 B/W Photos. Orig. green cloth with worn pictorial dust-wrapper.” tape marks to eps, V. Good.”

Ref 3902 £65.00

70 “Foran, W.R.” LEGENDS OF THE FIELD – More Early Hunters in Africa. Trophy Room Books, California 1997 1st 7 x 9, xxii + 319 pages, 26 B/W Photos. Orig. black cloth with pict. D/W “Limited edition of 1000 copies, No 155, signed by Tony Dyer and Tony Archer. Mint” “Foran’s memories of some great hunters including F.C. Selous, Arthur Neumann, Jim Sutherland, W.D.M. Bell, ‘Andy’ Anderson, ‘Samaki’ Salmon”.

Ref 909 £95.00

71 “Foster, Hugh G. and Francis J. Foster” UGANDA ADVENTURES. Privately, Nairobi, 2009 1st 9 x 10.5, vi + 216 pages, profusely with colour & B/W photos. Orig. green cloth with pictorial dust-jacket V. Good. The Foster brothers’ adventures in Uganda and how they fared later in Kenya.

Ref 7388 £100.00

72 “Gray, Prentiss N.” AFRICAN GAME-LANDS – A Graphic Itinerary. Boone & Crockett Club,”Missoula, Montana” 1995 1st 8.5 x 11.25, xxxii + 196 pages, profusely with B/W photos several maps. Orig. red cloth gilt with pictorial dust-jacket V. Good. “The Hunting and Exploration travels of Prentiss N. Gray as he crosses Kenya, Tanganyika, Belgian Congo and Angola on his safari.”

Ref 5807 £35.00

73 “Greenwood, James” WILD SPORTS OF THE WORLD: A Book of Natural History and Adventure. Ward, Lock & Co. “London 2nd “5.5 x 8.25, 700” xxii + 426 pages, numerous woodcuts. Orig. red dec. cloth “Head & tail of spine v. worn, f. fep torn, Good.”

Ref 3804 £30.00

 74 “Hartley, Lionel A.H.” HUNTER’S HEARTBEAT. Amwell Press, “Clinton, New Jersey” 1985 1st “6 x 9, 700” xii + 241 pages, 41 B/W photos. “Orig. dark blue buckram, gilt” “Limited edition of 1000 copies, No. 665, signed by the author, No Slipcase, Fine.”A chronicle of two generations of a professional hunting family in East Africa. With photographs from the Hartley family’s private collection.

Ref 3394 £110.00

 75 “Hemsing, Jan” ENCOUNTERS WITH LIONS. Trophy Room Books,California 1994 1st 5.75 x 8.75 xii + 302 pages, Numerous B/W Photos, Orig. red cloth with pict. D/W “Limited edition of 1000 copies No.446, signed by the author, Fine.”

Ref 901 £85.00

 76 “Hemsing, Jan” KER AND DOWNEY SAFARIS LTD. – THE INSIDE STORY. Ker & Downey Safaris, Nairobi. 1989 1st 6 x 8.25, 200 pages, Profusely Orig. pict. Card, “Signed by the author, V. Good.”

Ref 133 £50.00

77 “Herbert, Agnes” TWO DIANAS IN SOMALILAND – The Record of a Shooting Trip. John Lane, The Bodley Head, London 1908 1st “5.75 x 9, 900” 306 pages + Ads, 25 B/W Photos. Orig. red cloth gilt, teg, “Rebacked with original spine laid down, eps darkened, some foxing throughout, Good.” V. scarce particularly in 1st edition.

Ref 2773 £110.00 Sold

 78 “Herne, Brian” USolGANDA SAFARIS. Winchester Press, “Tulsa, Oklahoma” 1979 6.5 x 9.5, xx + 236 pages, 39 B/W Photos, Orig. red cloth gilt. “Inscribed and signed ‘Brian’, V. Good.”

Ref 8086 £35.00

 80 “Hindlip, Lord” SOME EAST AFRICAN EXPERIENCES. Wide World Magazine,1905, 6.75 x 9, 10 pages 17 B/W photos, Disbound pages from a magazine. V. Good.

Ref 7930 £15.00

81 “Hook, Hilary” HOME FROM THE HILL. The Sportsmans Press, London 1987 1st “6.25 x 9.5, 600” x + 206 pages, 36 B/W Photos. Orig. Olive cloth with pictorial dust-wrapper. V. Good. Biography of the subject of the celebrated BBC documentary by Molly Dineen. A classic story of a man of the Empire.

Ref 3494 £15.00

82 “Hook, Hilary” HOME FROM THE HILL. The Sportsmans Press, London 19871st  “6.25 x 9.5, 600″x + 206 pages, 36 B/W Photos. Orig. Olive cloth with pictorial dust-wrapper, “signed by the author, V. Good. “Biography of the subject of the celebrated BBC documentary by Molly Dineen. A classic story of a man of the Empire.

Ref 7334 £20.00

83 “Hook, Hilary” HOME FROM THE HILL, The Sportsmans Press, London 1987 1st “6.25 x 9.5, 600” x + 206 pages 36 B/W Photos. Orig. Olive cloth with pict. D/W V. Good. Biography of the subject of the celebrated BBC documentary by Molly Dineen. A classic story of a man of the Empire.

Ref 2778 £18.00

84 “Host, Emily” BWANA BUNDUKI – A History of Early East African Professional Hunters. Quartz Publishing, New Zealand 2007 1st 7 x 9.75, 224 pages, numerous B/W photos, 1 map. Orig. black/tan cloth with pictorial dust-jacket. New.

Ref. 7279 £75.00 Sold

85 “Hughes, Ian Meredith” “BLACK MOON, JADE SEA”. Clifford Frost Publishing, Wimbledon 1988 1st “6.5 x 9.5, 600” 234 pages, 25 Colour & 10 B/W Plates. Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-wrapper. Fine. Experiences of the head of the Anti-poaching Unit in Kenya in the 1970s.

Ref 2303 £12.00

86 “Hughes, Ian Meredith” “BLACK MOON, JADE SEA”. Clifford Frost Publishing, Wimbledon, 1988 1st 6.5 x 9.5, 234 pages, 25 Colour & 10 B/W Plates. Orig. black cloth with pict. D/W Fine. Experiences of head of the Anti-poaching Unit in Kenya in the 1970s.

Ref 1159 £15.00

87 “Hughes, Ian Meredith” “BLACK MOON, JADE SEA” Clifford Frost Publishing, Wimbledon 1988 1st “6.5 x 9.5, 600” 234 pages, 25 Colour & 10 B/W Plates. Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-wrapper, V. Good.Experiences of head of the Anti-poaching Unit in Kenya in the 1970s.

Ref 3770 £12.00

88 “Hughes, Ian Meredith” “BLACK MOON, JADE SEA” Clifford Frost Publishing, Wimbledon 1988 1st “6.5 x 9.5, 600” 234 pages, 25 Colour & 10 B/W Plates. Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-wrapper. V. Good.Experiences of head of the Anti-poaching Unit in Kenya in the 1970s

Ref 2342 £17.00

89 “Hunter, J.A.” HUNTER’S TRACKS. Hamish Hamilton, London 1957 1st “5.75 x 8.75, 500” xii + 240 pages 23 B/W Photos, Orig. green cloth with frayed pictorial dust-wrapper. V. Good. More stories from one of the great old-time white hunters.

Ref 2482 £28.00 Sold

90 “Hunter, J.A.” WHITE HUNTER. Safari Press, “Long Beach, California”1986 2nd “6 x 9, 600” 282 pages, 16 B/W Photos.Orig. tan cloth with pictorial dust-jacket. Fine reprint of very rare early work by this famous hunter recounting his experiences in Africa before the second World War.

Ref 7264 £25.00 Sold

91 “Hunter, J.A.” HUNTER. Hamish Hamilton, London 1952 1st “5.75 x 8.75, 400” xiii + 242 pages, 33 B/W. “Orig. red cloth with worn, torn dust-jacket” V. Good.

Ref. 4958 £30.00

92 “Hunter, J.A.” HUNTER. Hamish Hamilton, London 1952 2nd imp.5.75 x 8.75, xiii + 242 pages, 33 B/W. Orig. red cloth Spine faded O/W V. Good.

Ref. 1525 £15.00

93 “Hunter, J.A.”HUNTER. Hamish Hamilton, London 1952 2nd imp.”5.75 x 8.75, 500″ xiii + 242 pages, 33 B/W. Orig. red cloth. V. Good.

Ref. 1854 £20.00

94 “Jaleel, Jerry A.” UNDER THE SHADOW OF MAN EATERS – The Life & Legend of Jim Corbett of Kumaon. The Jim Corbett Foundation,”Edmonton, Canada”  1997 1st 6 x 9, viii + 152 pages, 41 B/W Photos. Orig. pict. Card. Fine – No. 236 of 1000 limited edition copies.

Ref. 1032 £30.00 Sold

95 “Kingsley-Heath, John” HUNTING THE DANGEROUS GAME OF AFRICA. Sycamore Island Books, “Boulder, Colorado” 1998 1st trade, “8.5 x 11, 2000” xvi + 477 pages, profusely in colour and B/W,several maps. Orig. green cloth with pict. D/W, “Signed by the author, Fine.” Hunting and conservation by one of the most respected professional hunters in East Africa after the second world war. Very well produced.

Ref 2115 £250.00

96 “Kinloch, Bruce” THE SHAMBA RAIDERS – Memories of a Game Warden. Ashford Press Publishing, Southampton 1988 Revised & updated 6.25 x 9.5,xxvi + 405 pages, 47 B/W Photos + Col. Frontis. 1 map. Orig. red cloth with pict. D/W. “Signed by the author, Fine””second, better edition of this important work”.

Ref 1406 £30.00

97 “Koenig, Oskar” PORI TUPU. Michael Joseph, London 1954 1st “5.75 x 8.75, 550” 236 pages, 22 B/W Photos. “Orig. black cloth with worn, torn dust-wrapper.”V. Good. Author was the only German professional hunter in Tanganyika for 25 years.

Ref.4034 £20.00

98 “Koenig, Oskar” PORI TUPU. Michael Joseph, London 1954 1st “5.75 x 8.75, 550” 236 pages, 22 B/W Photos. “Orig. black cloth with worn, torn dust-wrapper.” V. Good. Author was the only German professional hunter in Tanganyika for 25 years.

Ref. 3769 £18.00

99 “Koenig, Oskar” PORI TUPU. Michael Joseph, London 1954 1st “5.75 x 8.75, 550” 236 pages, 22 B/W Photos. “Orig. black cloth with torn, frayed D/W.” V. Good. Author was the only German professional hunter in Tanganyika for 25 years.

Ref. 2037 £18.00

100 “Koenig, Oskar” PORI TUPU. Michael Joseph, London 1954 1st “5.75 x 8.75, 550” 236 pages 22 B/W Photos. Orig. black cloth. V. Good. By the only German professional hunter in Tanganyika for 25 years.

Ref. 1788 £12.00

101 “Lake, Alexander” AFRICAN ADVENTURES. W.H. Allen, London 1954 1st “5.5 x 8.75, 500″ 272 pages, 16 B/W Photos. Orig. black cloth,”corners bumped, O/W V. Good.” “Hunting in South Africa, Rhodesia, Congo, Kenya.”

Ref. 5252 £12.00

102 “Lowther, Lieut.-Colonel H.C.” FROM PILLAR TO POST. Edward Arnold,London 1911 1st “5.75 x 9, 950” xii + 308 pages, 30 B/W Photos. Orig. red decorated cloth, “some light foxing, covers bumped, spine faded and titling indistinct, ex. Lib stamps inside upper cover, no other library markings, O/W  V. Good.” Hunting and soldiering around the world; two chapters on East Africa and two on lion hunting in Somalia and Abyssinia.

Ref.7523 £40.00

103 “Lyell, Denis D.” MEMORIES OF AN AFRICAN HUNTER.  St. Martins Press, New York 1987 Capstick Library 5.75 x 8.5, 268 pages, 48 Photos. Orig. green cloth with pict. D/W, Fine. Autobiographical work covering Lyell’s early hunting experiences.

Ref. 1402 £27.00

104 “Lyell, Denis D.   (ed)” AFRICAN ADVENTURES – Letters from Famous Big-Game Hunters. St. Martin’s Press New York 1988 Capstick Lib. repr. 5.75 x 8.75, xiii + 270 pages, 11 B/W Photos. Orig. blue cloth with pictorial dust-jacket. Fine. Inexpensive edition of this sought after book.

Ref. 7424 £35.00

105 “MacQueen, Peter” IN WILDEST AFRICA. George Bell & Sons, London 1910 1st UK “5.5 x 8.25, 900” xiv + 402 pages, 64 B/W, 1 map. “Orig. green pictorial cloth, teg” “R. cover spotted, hinges cracked, O/W V.Good.” “Hunting and exploration through Uganda, Victoria Nyanza, Kilimanjaro Region and British East Africa, with an account of the ascent of the snowfields of Mount Kibo in E. Central Africa and a description of the various native tribes.”

Ref. 3676 £100.00

106 “MacQueen, Peter” IN WILDEST AFRICA. L.C. Page and Co. Boston 1910 2nd imp. “5.5 x 8, 900” xiv + 402 pages, 64 B/W. 1 map. Orig. green pictorial cloth. “F. fep, 1st 2 pages including title page and Frontispiece missing, cloth tape used to reinforce front and rear hinges, lib. Stamp and signs of removed label inside f. cover. Reading copy.””Hunting and exploration through Uganda, Victoria Nyanza, Kilimanjaro Region and British East Africa, with an account of the ascent of the snowfields of Mount Kibo in E. Central Africa and a description of the various native tribes.”

Ref. 3185 £40.00

107 “Madeira, Percy C.” HUNTING IN BRITISH EAST AFRICA. J.B. Lippincott Co. Philadelphia/London 1909 1st 6 x 9, 304 pages, 129 B/W Photos, 2 folding maps in pocket at end. Orig. red cloth gilt “rejointed, 15 pages of text in facsimile, O/W V. Good.” A wealthy American’s old-fashioned hunting trip to East Africa in 1907.

Ref. 5344 £350.00

 108 “Martin, Esmond & Chryssee Bradley” RUN RHINO RUN. Chatto & Windus London 1982 1st “9.25 x 11.75, 900″ 136 pages. Profusely in col. & B/W. Orig. red library cloth with pictorial dust wrapper.”Lib. Stamps and labels on front fep and title page, small label on spine. Cheap copy of a super book.”

Ref. 2195 £9.00

109 “Mellon, James” AFRICAN HUNTER. Cassell, London 1975 1st 9.25 x 12.25, xx + 522 pages, Profusely. Orig. black cloth with slightly worn D/W. V. Good.

Ref. 207 £100.00

 110 “Morden, William and Irene” OUR AFRICAN ADVENTURE. Seeley Service & Co. London 1954 1st “6 x 9, 950” 256 pages, 40 B/W Photos, 1 map. Orig.  brown cloth with worn pictorial dust-jacket. V. Good. Safari from the Cape to Wadi Halfa principally to study the Turkana.

Ref 1648 £60.00

 111 “Murray-Smith, T.” SAFARI TRAIL. Robert Hale, London 1965 1st “5.75 x 8.75, 400” 192 pages, 24 B/W Photos. Orig. green cloth with worn pictorial dust-jacket. Slight fading to edges of covers.  Prize label to flyleaf. V. Good. Experiences of a professional big-game hunter and his clients.

Ref.4733 £55.00

 113 “Neumann, Arthur H.” ELEPHANT-HUNTING IN EAST EQUATORIAL AFRICA.Abercrombie & Fitch, New York 1966 Repr. 6.25 x 9, xix + 455 pages,1 Col plate plus numerous B/W,1 Col. + 1 Folding map. Orig. grey and green cloth. Fine. “Being An Account of Three Years’ Ivory-Hunting under Mount Kenia and Among the Ndorobo Savages of the Lorogi Mountains, including a Trip to the North End of Lake Rudolph. Nice reprint.”

Ref.1280 £60.00

 114 “Nicholson, Brian” THE LAST OF OLD AFRICA – Big-Game Hunting in East Africa. Safari Press Inc.”Long Beach, California” 2001 1st “8.5 x 11.25, 1600” xxii + 324 pages, profusely with B/W photos. Orig. blue cloth in slipcase. “Limited edition of 1000 copies, No. 232, signed by the author, Fine.” “the author grew up on a farm in Kenya and met John Boyes, Allan Black and Robert Foran, later he was instrumental in the formation of the Selous Reserve.”

Ref. 2597 £200.00

 115 “Ofcansky, Thomas P.” PARADISE LOST: A History of Game Preservation in East Africa. West Virginia University Press, Morgantown 2002 1st “7.5 x 10.5, 700″ xxiv + 134 pages, Colour Frontis. + 34 B/W photos, 4 maps.”Orig. half leather brown cloth, raised bands””Limited edition of 50 copies, produced by Gerald Rilling, signed by author and binder. Hand bound.” A special edition of an important book. Further details on request. (not sure I will know the answers! Caro)

Ref. 3445 £250.00

 116 “Ondaatje, Christopher” HEMINGWAY IN AFRICA – THE LAST SAFARI. Harper Collins, London 2003 1st “6.5 x 9.5, 1000” 240 pages, numerous B/W photos, several maps. Orig. red cloth with pictorial dust-jacket. Fine.

Ref. 6801 £20.00

 117 “Parker, Ian and Mohamed Amin” IVORY CRISIS. Chatto & Windus London1983 1st “9 x 11.5, 1200” 184 pages, Profusely in colour & B/W. Orig. black cloth with D/W. “Signed by the Author, V. Good.” The true story of the ivory trade by a world authority with Mohamed Amin’s superb photographs.

Ref. 2033 £25.00

 118 “Parker, Ian and Mohamed Amin” IVORY CRISIS. Chatto & Windus, London 1983 1st “9 x 11.5, 1200” 184 pages, Profusely in colour & B/W. Orig. black cloth with pictorial dust-jacket. V. Good. The true story of the ivory trade by a world authority with Mohamed Amin’s superb photographs.

Ref. 6336 £15.00

 119 “Patterson, Frederick B.” AFRICAN ADVENTURES. G.P. Putnam’s Sons New York 1928 1st 7.75 x 10.25, vii + 83 pages, 50 B/W Photos, Orig. red cloth, 4 plates missing, O/W Good. Hunting with Denys Finch Hatton in 1927.

Ref. 1030 £50.00

120 “Patterson, Lieut.-Col. J.H., D.S.O.” IN THE GRIP OF THE NYIKA – Further Adventures in British East Africa. Macmillan, London 1910 repr. “5.75 x 8.75, 1000” xiv + 389 pages, Numerous, 9 maps. “Orig. blue cloth gilt, vignette of camel & spearman on upper board, teg” “endpapers darkened, V. Good.”

Ref. 7592 £75.00

121 “Patterson, Lieut.-Col. J.H., D.S.O.” IN THE GRIP OF THE NYIKA – Further Adventures in British East Africa. Macmillan, London 1909 1st”5.75 x 8.75, 1000″ xiv + 389 pages, Numerous, 9 maps. “Orig. blue cloth gilt camel & spearman on front cover, teg, remains of dust-jacket.” “eps foxed, O/W a Very Good bright copy.”

Ref. 3109 £60.00

122 “Peel, C.V.A.” THROUGH THE LENGTH OF AFRICA. Old Royalty Book Publishers, London 1928 1st repr “5.5 x 8.75, 400” 131 pages, 16 B/W Photos, 1 map. “Orig. red cloth gilt with worn, torn dust-jacket.” V.Good. Being an Account of a Journey from Cape Town to Alexandria and Sport in Kenya Colony.

Ref. 7637 £75.00

123 “Percival, A. Blayney” A GAME RANGER’S NOTE BOOK. Nisbet & Co. London 1924 1st “6 x 9.25, 1100” xvii + 374 pages, 32 B/W Photos, 1 map. Orig. green cloth gilt, “wear to head and tail of spine and cover edges, fading to covers, O/W V. Good.” Scarce in any edition.

Ref 8018 £45.00 Sold

124 “Percival, A. Blayney” A GAME RANGER’S NOTE BOOK. Nisbet & Co. London 1927 repr. “6 x 9.25, 1100” xvii + 374 pages, 32 B/W Photos, 1 map. Orig. green cloth gilt with v. tatty dust-jacket. “V. light foxing, O/W V. Good.” Scarce in any edition.

Ref. 6014 £75.00

125 “Percival, Philip H.” “HUNTING, SETTLING AND REMEMBERING.” Trophy Room Books, California 1997 1st 7 x 10 xiv + 230 pages,Numerous B/W photos. Orig. red cloth with pict. D/W. “Limited edition of 1000 copies, No 155, signed by the author’s grandson. Mint.”

Ref.908 £150.00

126 “Powell, E. Alexander” THE MAP THAT IS HALF UNROLLED – Equatorial Africa from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic. John Long Ltd, London 19261st UK, 5.5 x 8.25, xv + 355 pages, numerous B/W photos, 2 maps. Orig. blue cloth gilt, “hinges cracked, eps browned, O/W V. Good.” “second of the author’s travel books on Africa – the Congo, French Equatorial Africa, Tanganyika.”

Ref.7192 £25.00

127 “Powell, E. Alexander” THE MAP THAT IS HALF UNROLLED – Equatorial Africa from the Indian Ocean to the Atlantic. The Century Co. New York 1925 1st “5.25 x 8, 800” xvi + 355 pages, numerous B/W photos, 2 maps. Orig. green pictorial cloth with pictorial dust-wrapper, “sl. fading to spine of dust-wrapper, O/W Fine.” “Second of the author’s travel books on Africa – the Congo, French Equatorial Africa, Tanganyika.”

Ref. 3889 £60.00

128 “Pretorius, P.J.” “JUNGLE MAN – The Autobiography of Major P.J. Pretorius C.M.G., D.S.O. & Bar”. Harrap & Co. London 1952 repr. “5.5 x 8, 400” 232 pages, 31 B/W Photos, 1 + F. ep. Orig. red cloth with worn pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good. Biography of a remarkable man who played such an important part in the sinking of the ‘Konigsberg’ in the first World War.

Ref. 7420 £20.00

129 “Prettejohn, Michael” ENDLESS HORIZONS – 100 Years of the Prettejohn family in Kenya. Old Africa Books, “Kijabe, Kenya” 2012 1st 6 x 8.5, 414 pages, numerous B/W photos in text. Orig. grey cloth with pictorial dust-jacket. New.

Ref 7931 £30.00

130 “Randall, Maurice B.” “GAME, GLORY AND BITTER BLOOD”. Amwell Press, New Jersey 1990 1st “5.75 x 8.5, 750” xiv + 220 pages, 36 B/W Photos, 1 map. Orig. red cloth gilt in slipcase. “Limited edition, No. 406 of 1000, signed by the author. Fine.” “Adventurous life of a hunter and game capturer, rancher and farmer, soldier and scout. The author arrived in Kenya in 1911.”

Ref. 2257 £85.00

131 “Roosevelt, Theodore” AFRICAN GAME TRAILS. John Murray, London 1910 1st UK “6 x 9, 1300” xvii + 534 pages + Ads, 49 B/W Photos, 1 map. Orig. dec. green cloth, “rebacked with original spine laid down, new eps, covers soiled and worn, Good working copy.”

Ref. 7207 £45.00

132 “Roosevelt, Theodore” AFRICAN GAME TRAILS. Palladium Press, “Birmingham, Alabama” 1999 6 x 9, xvi + 529 pages, 49 B/W, 1 map. “Orig. leather, gilt stamped, raised bands on spine, aeg” “marbled endpapers, New.” Leather bound Special Edition privately printed for the members of the Theodore Roosevelt Classics Library.

Ref. 7228 £75.00

133 “Ruark, Robert C.” HORN OF THE HUNTER – The Story of an African Safari. Hutchinson,London 1954 1st 5.5 x 8.75, 264 pages, 50 B/W Photos & drawings by the author. Orig. grey cloth with worn dust-jacket,V. Good.Ruark’s hunting safari with Harry Selby as professional hunter.

Ref.6600 £28.00

135 “Sanchez-Arino, Tony” “ELEPHANT HUNTERS, MEN OF LEGEND”. Safari Press, “Long Beach, California” 2005 2nd 8.75 x 11 xix + 236 pages, profusely with B/W photos. Orig. blue buckram with pictorial dust-jacket. New.

Ref. 7578 £50.00

136 “Sanchez-Arino, Tony” “ELEPHANTS, IVORY, & HUNTERS”. Safari Press, “Long Beach, California” 2002 1st “6 x 9.25, 600” xviii + 278 pages, numerous B/W photos in text, 2 maps. Orig. black buckram with pictorial dust-wrapper. Fine.

Ref. 3416 £125.00

137 “Schillings, C.G.” WITH FLASHLIGHT AND RIFLE. Hutchinson, London, 2nd 7 x 9.75 xxii + 782 pages, profusely. Orig. green dec. cloth, “Sl. damp affects to edge of covers, F. hinge cracked, O/W Good.” Outstanding early wildlife photography.

Ref. 542 £20.00

138 “Schillings, C.G.” IN WILDEST AFRICA. Harper & Bros, London/New York 1907, 6.25 x 9.75, xvi + 716 pages, profusely. Orig. brown cloth, “Ex. Lib. Labels and pocket, hinges cracked, Good.” The author was one of the first outstanding wildlife photographers in East Africa.

Ref. 6975 £35.00

139 “Scobie, Alastair” ADVENTURER’S PARADISE. Cassell & Co. London 1955 1st 5.75 x 8.75, 249 pages, 22 B/W Photos, 1 map. Orig. green cloth with pict. frayed D/W O/W V.Good. Adventures of a free lance film cameraman in E. Africa.

Ref. 250 £10.00

140 “Scobie, Alastair” ANIMAL HEAVEN. Cassell & Co. London 1953 1st 5.75 x 8.75 255 pages, 61 B/W Photos, 1 map. Orig. green cloth with tatty D/WO/W V.Good. Author’s experiences on photographic safaris in Kenya and Serengeti.

Ref 251 £8.00

141 “Scull, Guy H” LASSOING WILD ANIMALS IN AFRICA. Frederick A Stokes Company, New York 1911 1st 5 x 7.75, xix + 135 pages, 32 B/W Photos. “Orig. Orange decorated cloth, vignette of elephant on front cover.” V. Good.

Ref. 8221 £110.00

142 “Seth-Smith, A.M.D.” “Tony” FOR THE HONOUR OF A HUNTER. Trophy Room Books California 1996 1st Lim. 7 x 10, xvi + 303 pages, Profusely. Orig. blue cloth with pict. D/W. “Mint. Limited edition of 1000 copies, No. ? signed by the author.” Memoirs of a game warden and professional hunter.

Ref. 753 £150.00

143 “Sheardown, Frank” A MAN OF THE FIELD. Huddlesford Pubs. Kent 1988 1st “6.5 x 9.5, 550” 159 pages, B/W Photos and drawings, 1 map. Orig. black cloth with dust-wrapper, “Signed and inscribed by the author, V. Good.” “The author’s experiences in post-war Kenya as farm manager, livestock officer etc.”

Ref. 2649 £35.00

144 “Sheardown, Frank” A MAN OF THE FIELD. Huddlesford Pubs. Kent 1988   1st “6.5 x 9.5, 550” 159 pages, B/W Photos and drawings, 1 map. Orig. black cloth with dust-wrapper, V. Good. “The author’s experiences in post-war Kenya as farm manager, livestock officer etc.”

Ref. 6483 £15.00

145 “Smith, Stephen” THE HUNTER AND THE GO-AWAY BIRD – Ramblings of an African Hunter. Rowland Ward, Johannesburg 1997 2nd imp. “6.5 x 8.5, 650” 274 pages, profusely with B/W photos. Orig. red cloth with pictorial dust-jacket. Fine. Hunting from South Africa to East Africa.

Ref. 6691 £40.00

146 “Steinhart, Edward I.” BLACK POACHERS WHITE HUNTERS – A Social History of Hunting in Colonial Kenya. James Currey/EAEP/ Ohio Univ. Oxford 2006 1st 5.25 x 8.5 viii + 248 pages, 4 B/W photos, 1 map. Orig. pictorial card. V. Good.

Ref. 7845 £25.00

147 “Stoneham, C.T.” WANDERINGS IN WILD AFRICA. Hutchinson, London 1932 “1st, 3rd imp” “5.75 x 8.75, 700” 286 pages, 34 B/W Photos. Orig. green cloth gilt, “amateur glueing to spine, head and tail of spine frayed, O/W V. Good.” Mainly hunting in Kenya in 1920s.

Ref. 7879 £25.00

148 “Stoneham, C.T.” HUNTING WILD BEASTS WITH RIFLE AND CAMERA. Thomas Nelson London c.1933 1st “6.75 x 9.25, 1100” 219 pages, 42 B/W Photos.Orig. dec. green cloth with dust-wrapper, “spine of dust-wrapper darkened, V. Good.” mostly E. Africa.

Ref. 3788 £50.00

149 “Stoneham, C.T.” WANDERINGS IN WILD AFRICA. Hutchinson London 1932 “1st, 3rd imp” “5.75 x 8.75, 700” 286 pages, 34 B/W Photos. Orig. green cloth gilt, V. Good. mainly hunting in Kenya in 1920s.

Ref. 3801 £25.00

150 “Stoneham, C.T.” HUNTING WILD BEASTS WITH RIFLE AND CAMERA. Thomas Nelson, London c.1933 1st “6.75 x 9.25, 1100” 219 pages, 42 B/W Photos. Orig. dec. green cloth, “spine slightly faded, O/W V. Good.”mostly E. Africa.

Ref. 7535 £25.00

151 “Sutherland, James” THE ADVENTURES OF AN ELEPHANT HUNTER. Macmillan, London 1912 1st “5.75 x 9, 950″ xix + 324 pages,53 B/W. Rebound in blue cloth,”original spine and vignette from front cover of elephant and terrier laid down, new eps, a nice tight copy of a rare classic.”

Ref. 2388 £350.00

152 “Sutherland, James” THE ADVENTURES OF AN ELEPHANT HUNTER. Macmillan,London 1912 1st “5.75 x 9, 950” xix + 324 pages, 53 B/W. “Orig. blue cloth gilt, teg” “crease to upper cover and spine, head and tail of spine frayed, a Good copy of this scarce book.” Memoirs of one of the greatest of all elephant hunters. The first edition is rare.

Ref. 6022 £175.00

153 “Szechenyi, Count Zsigmond” LAND OF ELEPHANTS. Putnam London 1935  1st UK “5.75 x 8.75, 750″ xii + 208mpages, 97 B/W Photos, 1 map. Orig. black cloth gilt,”head of spine professionally restored, light spotting to prelims, O/W V. Good.” “A Hungarian nobleman’s hunting experiences in East Africa, mainly Kenya. Originally published in Hungary in 1934.”

Ref 7700 £95.00

154 “Taylor, John” PONDORO – LAST OF THE IVORY HUNTERS. Frederick Muller, London 1956 1st 5.75 x 8.75, 275 pages, 26 B/W Photos. Orig. green cloth. “Covers bumped and grubby, hinges cracked, bookplate, 1 page in facsimile, – a cheap reading copy.” The author hunted in Africa for more than 30 years.

Ref. 528 £10.00

155 “Trzebinski, Errol” SILENCE WILL SPEAK. Heinemann, London 1977 1st 6.5 x 9.5, xx + 348 pages, 29 B/W Photos, 1 map. Orig. maroon cloth with pict. D/W. Signed by author. Fine.

Ref. 279 £50.00

156 “Ward, Rowland” RECORDS OF BIG GAME – XVIITH EDITION (AFRICA). Rowland Ward, Hartfield 1977 17th 7 x 9, ix + 514 pages. Orig. cream cloth gilt with D/W. Fine.

Ref. 284 £40.00

157 “Wardenburg, Fred A.” SAFARI ENCORE. Privately, USA, 1950 1st “6 x 9.5, 800” xvi + 304 pages, numerous B/W Photos. F. & r. Eps. Orig. green cloth gilt, “Inscribed by the author, Limited edition of 400 copies, V. Good.” Diary of a trip the author made to a number of African countries in 1950. From French Equatorial Africa to Nairobi and south to Victoria Falls and South Africa.

Ref. 3552 £65.00

158 “Watteville, Vivienne de” OUT IN THE BLUE. Methuen, London 1927 1st “5.75 x 9, 800” xvi + 254 pages + Ads.77 B/W, 1 map. Orig. blue cloth, “darkening to eps, O/W V. Good.” “The story of the author’s hunting safari in E. Africa, initially with her father, and, after his death, on her own to make a collection of African Fauna for the Berne Museum.

Ref. 2555 £45.00

159 “Watteville, Vivienne de” OUT IN THE BLUE. Methuen/Devereux Books, London, 1937 2nd “5.5 x 8.75, 550” xiv + 234 pages, 16 B/W, 1 map. “Orig. grey cloth with worn, torn dust-jacket” “Olave Baden-Powell’s copy with obituary of Author pasted to half title, V. Good” “the story of the author’s hunting safari in E. Africa, initially with her father, and, after his death, on her own to make a collection of African Fauna for the Berne Museum.”

Ref. 7566 £40.00

 160 “Watteville, Vivienne de” OUT IN THE BLUE. Methuen London 1927 1st “5.75 x 9, 800” xvi + 254 pages+ Ads.77 B/W. 1 map. Orig. blue cloth, “eps slightly darkened, O/W V. Good.” “the story of the author’s hunting safari in E. Africa, initially with her father, and, after his death, on her own to make a collection of African Fauna for the Berne Museum.”

Ref. 7567 £75.00

 161 “White, Stewart Edward” THE REDISCOVERED COUNTRY. Hodder & Stoughton,London 2nd. “5.5 x 8.75, 900” viii + 358 pages,99 B/W Photos. Orig. red cloth gilt, “spine slightly faded, V. Good. “an early hunting safari with R.J. Cuninghame into German East Africa.

Ref. 4643 £35.00

 162 “White, Stewart Edward” AFRICAN CAMP FIRES. Thomas Nelson, London 1914 1st “6 x 8.75, 950” 415 pages, 14 B/W Photos. Orig. green dec. cloth gilt, V. Good. Early hunting and travel in British East Africa.

Ref. 3790 £45.00

163 “Wilson, Captain H. A.” A BRITISH BORDERLAND – SERVICE AND SPORT IN EQUATORIA. John Murray, London 1913 1st 6 x 9, xxi + 347 pages, 18 B/W Photos, 1 map. Orig. dec. red cloth,”rebacked, new eps., stain to f. cover, some foxing, still a Good copy of this scarce book.” Hunting and soldiering in Kenya and Uganda 1902-1906. Another K.A.R. officer who found time to hunt and write about it!

Ref. 1421 £50.00

164 “Wilson, Captain H. A.” A BRITISH BORDERLAND – SERVICE AND SPORT IN EQUATORIA. John Murray, London 1913 1st “6 x 9, 800” xxi + 347 pages 18 B/W Photos, 1 map folding. “Orig. dec. red cloth, teg” “sl. Wear to spine ends, O/W V. Good.” Another K.A.R. officer who found time to hunt and write about it!

Ref. 2384 £90.00

165 “Wykes, Alan” NIMROD SMITH – A PROFILE OF T. MURRAY SMITH. Hamish Hamilton, London 1961 1st “5.75 x 8.75, 500” xi + 207 pages, Front. + 10 B/W Photos. Orig. green cloth with tatty pictorial dust-jacket, V. Good. Biography of the famous big-game hunter.

Ref 5170 £18.00

166 “Wykes, Alan” NIMROD SMITH – A PROFILE OF T. MURRAY SMITH. Hamish Hamilton, London 1961 1st “5.75 x 8.75, 500” xi + 207 pages Front. + 10 B/W Photos. Orig. green cloth, V. Good.

Ref. 4695 £16.00

167 “Wykes, Alan” NIMROD SMITH – A PROFILE OF T. MURRAY SMITH. Hamish Hamilton, London 1961 1st 5.75 x 8.75, xi + 207 pages, Front. + 10 B/W Photos. Orig. green cloth with pict. D/W V. Good.

Ref 1100 £25.00

168 “Wykes, Alan” NIMROD SMITH – A PROFILE OF T. MURRAY SMITH. Hamish Hamilton London 1961 2nd impr. “5.75 x 8.75, 500” xi + 207 pages, Front. + 10 B/W Photos. Orig. green cloth, V. Good. Story of one of the doyens of hunting in East Africa.

Ref. 4779 £12.00

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