The greatest of all elephant books by the greatest of all elephant hunters, Karamojo Bell. Includes the diagrams of shot placement, perfected by Bell that made this book so desirable.The greatest of all elephant books by the greatest of all elephant hunters, Karamojo Bell. Includes the diagrams of shot placement, perfected by Bell that made this book so desirable.Read Less
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Hardcover. 4to. Neville Spearman. 1976. 187 pgs. 3rd Printing. DJ in VG shape with light shelfwear present to the DJ. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. Photos sent upon request. Bx-14; 4to 11"-13" tall; 187 pages.
This is written by a man who killed over 1000 elephants, many with a cartridge many would consider too light for elk, the 7x57 Mauser.
How one feels about killing elephants for ivory may put some off from reading this book, but the bulk of the writing is his first hand accounts of dealing with Central African tribes as he negotiates for support (porters) and permission to hunt. I would recommend reading this if the sole goal is to learn how the indigenous tribes lived over one hundred years ago.
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