Big Game Hunting in East Africa. By Kalman Kittenberger Longmans NY 1929 1st b/w illustrations Folding map. Copy is in Very Good condition. Small stain on front cover.
Some wear to top and bottom of spine. Former owners name on bottom of fep. Originally published in Hungarian, this book ably describes the author's encounters with big game both before and after the Great War. Prior to World War I, Kittenberger had collected specimens for the Hungarian National Museum.
With the outbreak of hostilities in 1914, he was imprisoned in India, before finally realizing his chance to return to Africa in 1926. At various times he hunted on the Athi Plains of Kenya, the region just north of Lake Victoria in Uganda and the Ruvana Plains of northern Tanganyika.
He relates his adventures hunting lion, hippo, leopard. Roan and other plains game, but is particularly adapt at describing his elephant and buffalo efforts (Czech - An Annotated Bibliography of African Big Game Hunting Books 1785 - 1999).
An excellent hunting book that belongs in every big game hunting library. The item "Big Game Hunting in East Africa Kittenberger 1st African Safari Hunter" is in sale since Friday, October 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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