Very Good. 1882458052 1994. #461 of 1, 000 signed and numbered copies. Signed on the limitation page by author Jan Hemsing. 302 pages. Red leather with gold spine titling, fine. Spine square. Binding sound. Dust jacket fine in protective Mylar. Small prior owner's bookplate to ffep. Text clean and unmarked.
G+/VG. 1882458052. Hardback REVIEW COPY. Large green X on both title page and on page signed by author. NOT a collectible copy; a reading copy only. Covers and contents clean, bright. Crisp DJ remains glossy, bright (no tears). Not library discard.;
Fine. 1882458052 Trophy Room Books; Agoura, 1994. Hardcover. Signed limited edition[#218 of 1026cc]. Near Fine, slight lean, in a Fine Dustwrapper. A nice, clean unmarked copy. 8vo[octavo or aprx 6 x 9 inches], 302pp, index, b&w photographs throughout. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire.
New in New jacket. 302 pp. ill. Fierce or friendly, no one ever takes a lion for granted. When man and lion meet the situation can be fierce, fatal, frightening or humorous. The history of Kenya and British East Africa cannot be separated from the encounters of man and lion. After all, the lions came first. Then came man and the lions fought back with tooth, claw and weight. The contributors to this book are themselves a group of men who have been lionized: Tony Dyer, Tony Seth-Smith, John Sutton, David Williams, Terry Mathews, Bill Winter and more. When the last story of Africa has been written and the lion has lain down with the lamb, someone will judge the true place of the professional hunter...the men that aceept responsibility for client safety and guarantee excitement without danger, thrills without spills etc. Only someone with the lifelong background of Jan Hemsing could tie it all together.
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