Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Quarto (oversized). Light wear to edges of boards and dj. No. 286 of 1000. SIGNED TWICE by author-first on limitation page and inscribed again on title page. 344 pages with illustrations and 4 appendices (1. rating the game, 2. current status and statistics, 3. bibliography, and index). A work detailing the hunting of spiral-horned antelope, along with many asides of travel, history and people in Africa.
Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Author(s) 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 344 pp. Over 50 ill. 18 maps. Everyone going to Africa to hunt seeks something special. THose going after spiral horned antelope seek something even more. Terry Wieland, as both writer and hunter has done a tremendous amount of research on these extra special hunters who pursue these extra special animals. If you're not "mad keen" about hunting these animals before you read his book, you will be afterwards. One reviewer in Dallas called this "a dream of a book."...using the winning formula of personal experience, travelogue, historical vignette and outstanding research to capture the passion for pursuit ot these game animals. He brings to the fore a group of characters from Burton and Roosevelt to Ruark and Hemingway to craft a ripping good story. Many consider Terry's book as THE work on these game animals. A fine copy in like jacket with an extra author inscription on half title page and a low #34 copy.
NF/NF; Hardback in Near Fine condition with Near Fine dust jacket. 1882458087. 8vo 8"-9" tall; 344 pages; Copy number 282 of 1000 copies of the first edition. Numbered and signed by author.; Signed by Author.
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