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Hunting & Exploration (Africa)

Front cover of Botswana: A Brush with the Wild by Paul Augustinus
Botswana: A Brush with the Wild - Paul Augustinus

Botswana: A Brush with the Wild by Paul Augustinus with an introduction by Ian player takes us on a journey through the wilderness areas of the country's northern region, into the 'secret' places, where the feeling of remoteness is complete. Paul Augustinus has for many years lived in this wilderness as a traveller and artist. Illustrated by the author's paintings, photographs, and pencil sketches, while detailed maps of each region give the would-be explorer practical help in keeping on the right track.

ZAR 550.00
Front Cover of African Hunting by William Charles Baldwin
African Hunting - William Charles Baldwin

African Hunting: From Natal to the Zambezi including Lake Ngami, the Kalahari Desert from 1852 to 1860 by William Charles Baldwin, a traveller and big game hunter in Africa with  Illustrations by James Wolf and J. B. Zwecker

ZAR 3,000.00
Front Cover of The Hunter is Death by T V  Bulpin
The Hunter is Death - T V Bulpin

The Hunter is Death by T V Bulpin is the story of the life of George Rushby, ivory hunter, prospector, game ranger and the man who faced and defeated the dreaded twenty-two man-eaters of the Njombe district, described in the Guinness Book of Records as the worst marauding lions in the history of Africa.

Illustrated with drawings by C T Astey Maberly.

 

ZAR 400.00
Front Covers of First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar by Richard F Burton
First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar - Richard F Burton

First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar by Richard F Burton describes the author's account of being the first westerner to enter the walled city of Harar, then the religious capital of Muslim Somalia and the centre of the east African slave trade. This 2 volume copy is a facsimile reprint of the memorial edition of 1894 edited by his wife Isabel Burton.

ZAR 450.00
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The African Adventurers - Peter Hathaway Capstick

The African Adventurers: A Return to the Silent Places by Peter Hathaway Capstick is the long-awaited sequel to Death in the Silent Places (1981) and brings to life four turn-of-the-century adventurers and the savage frontiers they braved.

ZAR 250.00
image of Death in a Lonely Land  by Capstick, Peter Hathaway
Death in a Lonely Land - Peter Hathaway Capstick

Death in a Lonely Land: More Hunting, Fishing, and Shooting on Five Continents by Peter Hathaway Capstick follows the smashing success of Last Horizons (SMP, 1989) and is a second volume of pieces culled from such magazines as Outdoor Life, NRA's American Hunter, Guns & Ammo, and Petersen's Hunting.

Introduction by Dino Paravano

ZAR 275.00
Front Cover of Dawn in Darkest Africa by John H Harris
Dawn in Darkest Africa - John H Harris

Dawn in Darkest Africa by John H Harris describes years of colonial influence in the Congo. Based on his experience of travel in West Africa and the Congo Basin, the missionary author provides his insights on native tribes, commercial prospects and other matters. Illustrated with b&w photos.

ZAR 600.00
Front Cover of African Game Trails by Theodore Roosevelt
African Game Trails - Theodore Roosevelt

African Game Trails by Theodore Roosevelt is the account of his 1908 safari to East Africa that he made with his son Kermit. This edition is a facsimile copy of the 1910 English edition. Illustrated with b&w photos.

ZAR 400.00
Front Cover of The Hunter and the Go-Away Bird by Stephen J Smith
The Hunter and the Go-Away Bird - Stephen J Smith

The Hunter and the Go-Away Bird by Stephen J Smith contains the hunting experiences of the author over a period of nearly forty years. The book is a jumble of experiences which is typical of the professional hunter's life. Illustrated with b&w photos.

ZAR 475.00
Front Cover of How I Found Livingstone by Henry M Stanley
How I Found Livingstone - Henry M Stanley

How I Found Livingstone by Henry M Stanley is not only a classic of exploration but of journalism. This is a facsimile reprint of the first 1872 edition.

ZAR 350.00
Front Cover of The Barotseland Journal of James Stevenson-Hamilton 1898-1899 edited by JPR Wallis
The Barotseland Journal of James Stevenson-Hamilton 1898-1899 - JPR Wallis

The Barotseland Journal of James Stevenson-Hamilton 1898-1899 edited by JPR Wallis is a thrilling account of an attempt to establish the navigability of the Zambezi river and the boundaries of Barotseland. With 10 colour illustrations and a fold out map.

ZAR 450.00
Front Cover of African Angler's Argosy by J H Yates
African Angler's Argosy - J H Yates

African Angler's Argosy by J H Yates is both entertaining and informative as the author takes the reader off the beaten track. Illustrated with b&w photos and line drawings.

ZAR 80.00