With an introduction by Colonel Theodore Teddy Roosevelt. This book is one of the top 5 elephant titles of all time. Hunting the Elephant in Africa and Other Recollections of Thirteen Years' Wanderings. Very hard-to-find first edition copy on elephant hunting in Africa. A well-illustrated book with 22 plates.
Featuring 379 pages, illustrated from photographs. Spine little rubbed and bumped. General wear and some soiling on the spine. This edition is very rare.
Captain Stigand was one of the most colorful figures in African history. Linguist, a professional soldier, and hunter par excellence, he was mauled by big game on four separate occasions.This book, which features a foreword by Theodore Roosevelt--is Stigand's immortal account of 13 years in the African wilderness--mostly hunting elephants. A preeminent elephant hunting title, this details Stigand's big game hunting efforts primarily in British East Africa, North Eastern Rhodesia, Nyasaland, and the Lado Enclave.
He includes chapters on hunting rhinos, buffalo, and lion, but relates his encounters with the elephant with particular interest. Stigand AFRICAN ELEPHANT Big Game HUNTING Uganda Africa Rhino Lions Elephants" is in sale since Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
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