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ARCHER IN AFRICA. By William Negley. Foreword by Harry Tennison. Special photographic section from the author's private collection.
Amwell Press. Clinton, New Jersey. - 1989 1st edition. 4to (186 x 262mm). Ppxiv,235,i + 5pp notes pages. B/w photographs. Full textured brown leather, gilt elephant head and border to upper board, spine titled in gilt, silk marker ribbon. Edition limited to 1000 copies. Fine in slipcase. Number 698 of 1000 copies. Signed by the author, William Negley, and NSFL President, Jim Rikhoff. "Negley recounts his adventures hunting the Big Five as well as other game in various African venues, all with bow and arrow. He also notes the experiences of other archers such as Howard Hill, Fred Bear, Bob Swinehart, et at." (Czech). Published by The Amwell Press for The National Sporting Fraternity Limited as the twenty-fourth book in its African Hunting Heritage Collection. Contents include:- Part One - The world's first elephant taken with bow and arrow: Would it really be the first? What about Howard Hill?; Preparation and training, mental and physical; The press and public reaction; Lion episode, with rifle; The elephant hunt; Safari news and media reaction; Part Two - The world's first Big Five taken with bow and arrow: Why hunt the Big Five?; The rhino and the leopard; The buffalo; The lion - a "first" on the Big Five; What about Bob Swinehart?; Part Three - More from Africa: Adversity and defeat in the land of plenty; Quality rhino and a disqualified lion; World record elephant and world record buffalo; The last hunts and Bwana Mishali; Reflections - Something of value. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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