Finally in paperback, here are the incredible true adventures of Africa's greatest big game hunters. With the unflagging wit, attention to detail and gripping suspense that have become Capstick's trademarks, Death in the Silent Places is a truly chilling and rewarding read! Martin's.Finally in paperback, here are the incredible true adventures of Africa's greatest big game hunters. With the unflagging wit, attention to detail and gripping suspense that have become Capstick's trademarks, Death in the Silent Places is a truly chilling and rewarding read! Martin's.Read Less
Fine. Dust Jacket Included. DEATH IN THE SILENT PLACES. St. Martin's, N.Y. 1981, 1stt edition stated, 258 pages, illustrated. Details the careers of several prominent big game hunters-Patterson, Stigand, Pretorius, Siemel, Bell, Corbett. Author's second book. LONG INSCRIPTION BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FRONT ENDPAPER.`. Dust Jacket and book are Very Fine. $135.00.
St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 1981. Limited Edition, 1st Printing, NEW, Hard Cover, Size=6.5"x9.5", 258pgs. Brand New Copy. Deluxe full blue leather bound edition limited to 5000 copies and SIGNED by Author on Limitations Page. This particular copy is #1919. It's clean, bright and very tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. Blue full leather bound with gold spine lettering, spine and front cover gold designs and trim, brown moire endpapers, all around page end gold gilt and attached blue silk page marker. A Beautiful Gift Quality. ISBN 0312186185 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Octavo; VG/No jacket (as issued) hardcover; Green leather spine with gilt lettering and designs; Four raised bands on spine; Gilt design and border on front; Minimal wear to board edges, faint small (1/4") abrasion on front board; All edges gilt; Silk moire end papers; Sewn-in silk bookmark; Very little rubbing to gilt edges; Text block is pristine; Book has been signed by the author and is #0208 of a limited edition of five thousand. 258 pages. SHELVED: Hunting & Fishing. Dupont.
As New. No dust jacket as issued. Book. 12mo-over 6¾-7¾" tall. Signed by Author(s) St Martin's Press / The Buckingham Mint Inc., 1981. Hard Cover. Book Condition: AS New. Deluxe Leather Bound Limited First Edition. Hard Cover--Green leather over boards with gilt embossing--(THE CAPSTICK COLLECTOR'S LIBRARY)--SIGNED by author the foremost hunting author of our time--AS NEW--Clean and bright, no dust jacket as issued. 258 pages with index, ribbon marker and gilt to all edges. Photography--No.1596 of Limited Edition of 2500. Stories about the following HUNTING GREATS OF AFRICA: LT. COLONEL JOHN COLONEL HENRY PATTERSON, C.H. STIGAND, MAJOR P.J. PRETORIUS, ALEXANDER "SASHA" SIEMELD, W. D. "KARAMOJO" BELL, COLONEL EDWARD JAMES CORBETT AND OTHERS. A collection of extraordinary events and often ordinary men under circumstances of primitive and savage stress. A FANTASTIC BOOK BY THE PREMIER HUNTING AUTHOR OF OUR TIME.
Fine. Signed by Author Hard Cover--Dark green leather over boards with gilt embossing--SIGNED by author--FINE--Clean and bright, no dust jacket as issued. 258 pages with ribbon marker and gilt to all edges--#303 of Limited Edition.
this is a wonderful read, that takes you to exotic places and a vanished way of life. africa as a continent has held an allure for generations of the best and brightest who where not content to stay at home. peter capstick was one such adventurer who arrived on the dark continent as it has changed into twentieth century. he writes of those who came before and left their indelible mark on that vast land and many peoples. peopled with charactors with unique nicknames such as w.d. karamojo bell and adventures with deadly and largley misunderstood big game it is a enjoyable read and i highly recomend it.
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