Lot #35/20 Hunting the dangerous game of Africa by John Kingsley-Heath
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Lot #35/20 Hunting the dangerous game of Africa by John Kingsley-Heath. Regarded as one of the great modern professional hunters, this book has sections on elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard & hippo hunting, as well as on rifles & ammunition. Some of the amazing hunting experiences he describes sound more like tall stories (?). Well written & with seriously good modern & historical illustrations, as well as facsimiles of documents, etc.. The author’s reputation, as well as the superior production, makes this an outstanding & important hunting book. A standard copy of the first edition. CZECH, p.152. Boulder [USA], Sycamore Island Books, 1998. First edition. 4to. Pp. xvi,477, photos (some colour), illustrations, facsimiles, maps. Previous owner’s name neatly on front paste-down. VG. Reserve price: R2800.00 bids welcome

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