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Hunter

by Hunter, J. A

Condition: Fair in Fair dust jacket


London: Hamish Hamilton. Fair in Fair dust jacket. (1957). Hardcover. Ex-library. Library stamps and markings. Adhesive tape stains to boards and dust-jacket and endpapers. Chips to margins and corners of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; 1957 reprint of a title first published in 1952. xiii, [1], 242 pages + frontispiece + 32 illustrations on 8 plate leaves. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 215 x 135mm. Hunting in Africa, big game hunting. "The Adventurous Life of one of the last and greatest of Africa's white hunters". With an Introduction by Captain A. T. A. Ritchie, Game Warden of Kenya, 1923-1949. Chapters include: Lion Hunting in Masailand; Life and 'Death' of a White Hunter; The Hidden Isle of Fumve; The Ituri Forest; Game Warden - A Variety of Rogues. .
  • Seller: Renaissance Books NZ (NZ)
  • Seller Inventory #: 20309
  • Title: Hunter
  • Author: Hunter, J. A
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair in Fair dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
  • Place: London
  • Date published: (1957)


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