Lot #6/23 Valley of the ironwoods: a personal record of ten years served as District Commissioner in Rhodesia’s largest administrative area, Nuanetsi, in the south-eastern lowveld by Allan Wright
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Lot #6/23 Valley of the ironwoods: a personal record of ten years served as District Commissioner in Rhodesia’s largest administrative area, Nuanetsi, in the south-eastern lowveld by Allan Wright. A fascinating account of a young man being given the many responsibilities of a D.C. in Rhodesia. As his district bordered on Beit Bridge & Crook’s Corner (Kruger National Park), there were plenty of incidents with criminals & of course wild animals. Plenty of hunting episodes. Cape Town, T.V. Bulpin,1972. First edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Pp. ix,397, black / white photo-plates, portraits, end-paper map. Previous owner’s name on paste-down, pencil marks in the text, browning. Good+ …. together with …. Always lightly tread by E. Cronje Wilmot …. illustrated and edited by C.T. Astley Maberly. One of the more attractive South African game-ranger / big game hunter books, informative & nicely illustrated account of a lifetime of hunting & adventure in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. Cape Town, Howard Timmins, (195-?). First edition. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. Viii,254, frontispiece (portrait), illustrations, end-paper map. No dust jacket, covers a bit dusty, text browned. Good+ For the two books sold as a pair Reserve price: R560.00 bids welcome BUY NOW @ R570.00

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