Lot #19/03 The elephant hunters of the Lado by Major W. Robert Foran
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Lot #19/03 The elephant hunters of the Lado by Major W. Robert Foran .... foreword by Anthony Dyer .... original preface by Captain C.R.S. Pitman .... original line drawings and color frontispiece by Bob Kuhn .... photographs from Mr. Dyer's private collection. Foran was one of the great hunters and this is his account of the early days (early 1900s) hunting in the wilderness of Uganda. He describes the adventures of the major hunters, as well as his own. He also describes tribal people in the area & their hunting techniques. The author of a few books on African hunting, this book was written in the 1950s but only published in this limited first edition in 1981. An important & scarce hunting account. "African Hunting Heritage Collection" #6. Copy no. 847 of a limited edition of 1000 copies, signed by Anthony Dyer & Jim Rikhoff, contained in a slip-case. Clinton [USA], Amwell Press, 1981. First edition. 8vo. Full leatherette. Pp. xxi,312,(1), colour frontispiece, black / white photos, portraits, map. Fine. Reserve price: R2200.00 bids welcome

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