MALAYAN SAFARI. By Charles Shuttleworth.

MALAYAN SAFARI. By Charles Shuttleworth.

THE LAST STRONGHOLD OF BIG GAME. By A.R. Siedentopf. Illustrated with photographs and map.

THE LAST STRONGHOLD OF BIG GAME. By A.R. Siedentopf. Illustrated with photographs and map.

SHOTS HEARD ROUND THE WORLD: AN AMBASSADOR'S HUNTING ADVENTURES ON FOUR CONTINENTS. By Ellis O. Briggs. Illustrated by Rudolf Freund.

(1957) 1958 1st UK edition. 8vo (155 x 240mm). Ppviii,149. B/w illustrations by Rudolf Freund. Red cloth, spine titled in gilt.

An entertaining account of an American diplomat's extra-curricular hunting and shooting expeditions in South America, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe: collecting giant frogs in Peru, wildfowling in Patagonia and Korea, gamebird shooting in Liberia, Czechoslovakia and Korea, and bat-shooting in China. Chapters include:- The biggest frog in the world; Snakes, pepper birds, and wild guineas in Liberia; Dona Mercedes and the wild geese of Patagonia; No hasta el postre - meaning, you can't throw rolls until dessert; Pokey and the Chungking flying bat sweepstake; How to shoot non-communist pheasants in Czechoslovakia; Pheasants, vice admirals, and Lohengrin in Korea; The pheasants of Cheju Island; A helicopter is a duck's best friend; Animal interlude - with bears.
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Book Code
14410
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Author Briggs (Ellis Ormsbee). (1899-1976).
Book Code 14410
ISBN B001NK87VA.
Book Description Boards slightly bumped, some browning and use. Good-plus in chipped and torn dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1958
Publisher Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
Place London.