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African Game HUNTER J A Hunter FIRST EDITION

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African Game   HUNTER   J A Hunter    FIRST EDITION


Hunter. By J.[John] A. [Alexander] Hunter.
8vo - over 7¾'' - 9¾'' tall, Harper & Brothers, New York, 1952 First Edition, First Printing, xvi, 263pp, introduction by Capt. A. T. A. Ritchie, illustrated with photographs. Hardbound. Very Good Condition, No DJ.
Hunter recounts his life & career as a professional big-game hunter and former chairman of the Tanganyika National Parks. J. A. led a life of adventure, but, perhaps, the most astonishing tale in this book is his incredible adventures while hunting rhino. As a game ranger, he was ordered by the Tanganyikan government to clear out dozens of rogue rhinos from the area around Makueni, and the accounts of his experiences are spine-tingling. John Hunter hunted throughout East Africa -- for bongo in the Ituri rain forest (former Zaire), lion in Masailand (Kenya), and man-killing buffalo near Thomson's Falls with his favorite dog (Kenya). During his long professional-hunting career, he sought out the most dangerous game, all of which he vividly describes in this book, and he discusses which animals he felt were the most dangerous in Africa. His descriptions of the early safaris to the most pristine African wilderness, such as the Ngorongoro Crater, are lively and of such quality that the reader is transported back in time to the heyday of African hunting. This is John Hunter's best-known book and the one that set him on the path of becoming an internationally recognized name in the post-World War II, African big-game hunting scene. Hunter by J. A. Hunter is recognized as being one of the all-time cla


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