Safari Press Inc. 1991-1998 Long Beach, 1st edn, 8 volumes, illus in color and b&w, each volume ltd to 1000 signed, numbered & slipcased copies. Set in FINE condition (books and slipcases). Item #007714
A complete set of the AFRICAN COUNTRY SERIES which contains some of the most noteworthy modern and old-time authors ever assembled in one set of books on African big-game hunting. An incredible lineup of authors includes: Akeley, Askins, Barrett, Blixen, Blunt, Boddington, Burger, Duckworth, von Eckhardt, Hibben, Hurt, Hunter, Mellon, O'Connor, Ruark, Rushby, Sanchez, Sutherland. These books cover hunting big-game in Africa from north to south and east to west in a time span of over 170 years. Tony Sanchez-Ariño has carefully selected all the stories to give a complete view of hunting in Africa, and each book is signed by Sanchez and limited to 1,000 numbered copies. Each volume has elaborate gilt stamping on the covers, is slipcased, printed on acid-free paper, Smyth sewn, bound in grade-A cloth, and features a ribbon marker. Volumes include HUNTING IN TANZANIA, HUNTING IN ZIMBABWE, HUNTING IN THE SUDAN, HUNTING IN BOTSWANA, HUNTING IN ETHIOPIA, HUNTING IN ZAMBIA, HUNTING IN KENYA and HUNTING IN SOUTH AFRICA.