The Wanderings of an Elephant Hunter

London: Neville Spearman & the Holland Press, 1958. Second edition (first published in 1923). Small 4to. vii, 187, (1) pp. Illustrated from line drawings, plates. Czech Africa, p. 15 (for the first edition): "Bell's first book, detailing his early elephant hunting days in the Karamojo region where 'Karamogan elephants are distinguished for their bodily size, the quality and size of their ivory and for the quantity of fat on them' … narrates his hunting expeditions through the Sudd, into the Lado Enclave and the interior of Liberia in the decade preceding World War I. He was a great proponent of small bore rifle shooting for elephant, killing them with carefully placed shots at close range." Very good. Green cloth, gilt spine title, illustrated dust jacket. (7403). Item #60001

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