BIRDS and WILD AFRICA. By William Condry.

BIRDS and WILD AFRICA. By William Condry.

MY INDIA. By Jim Corbett.

MY INDIA. By Jim Corbett.

MONTHS OF THE SUN: FORTY YEARS OF ELEPHANT HUNTING IN THE ZAMBEZI VALLEY. By Ian Nyschens.

(1997) 2007 reprint. Large format. Folio (220 x 285mm). Ppxvi,410. B/w photographs, illustrations, end-paper maps. Red cloth, spine titled in gilt.

"It was more than the hunt for ivory that led Ian Nyschens to his remarkable career. His quest for adventure was of the most intense kind, the sort of search that led him to hunt elephants in the dense, razor-sharp thickets of Mozambique and crocodiles in some of Africa's most hazardous waters." Nyschens shot over one thousand elephants during the 1950s. Chapters include: Bull elephant, learning the hard way, 1947; Gold fever, the folly of youthful ignorance, 1947; Cow elephant, encounters and dangers, 1948; Kabora Bassa, the roaring Zambezi River, 1948; Jailbird, civilization bush style, 1948; Portuguese Corridor, encounters and learning the wild ways, 1948; Tet-Zambezia, elephants and man-eaters, 1949; Mapata Gorge, the storm unleashed, 1949; Wadoma, bitter reward, 1950; Rio ruvuma, elephant men, man-eaters, and revenge, 1951; East African Coast, a pilgrimage through history, 1951; Zambezi crocodiles, river adventures and a parting of the ways, 1951; Zambezi Valley, paradise of adventure, 1952; Disasters, wild river setbacks, 1953; Zambezi Kariba Basin, shadows of progress, 1953; Game Department, civilization's impact on the wilds, 1954-1958; Zambezi Valley, the coming of Kariba, 1958; Afterthoughts. Appendices include: Wildlife Areas; People and whereabouts; Names, flora, and fauna.
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17349
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Author Nyschens (Ian).
Book Code 17349
ISBN 1571570454 / 1571570454.
Book Description Fine new copy in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2007
Publisher Safari Press.
Place Long Beach, California.