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The Adventures of an Elephant Hunter

Sutherland, James

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ISBN 10: 157157221X / ISBN 13: 9781571572219
Published by Safari Press, Huntington Beach, California, U.S.A., 2003
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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324p. index. One of the great elephant-hunting books that originally appeared in London in 1912. His adventures are legendary as he began in northern Mozambique, skirting the authorities in German East Africa and later the Portuguese. By 1912 he had shot more elephants than any man alive. Among the 1,200 elephants he shot were colossal tusks with one pair weighing 152 and 137 pounds. He was poisoned in 1929 by the Azande tribe and never recovering he died in 1932. Bookseller Inventory # 016372

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Title: The Adventures of an Elephant Hunter

Publisher: Safari Press, Huntington Beach, California, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Cloth Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

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Sutherland's classic elephant-hunting tale is regarded as one of the best elephant titles ever, and one of the very few books to rival Walter Bell's books.

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