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Author Name:    BLIXEN-FINECKE, Bror von, Baron. Peter Capstick Library. LYON, F.H., trans. DINESEN, Isak].

Title:   African Hunter. Third Printing in dustjacket.

Publisher:    St. Martin's Press, New York, 1986, ISBN:0312009593 

Seller ID:   108910

VON BLIXEN-FINECKE, Bror, Baron. African Hunter. Translated from the Swedish by F.H. Lyon. New York: St. Martin's Press, (1986). Third thus printing. Pp. (20),3-284,i-viii of index,(4), + 22 p. of black and white photos. 8vo,green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Peter Capstick L ibrary. See: Hand, A Bookman's Guide to Hunting, Shooting, Angling, and Related Subjects, B369. "Although perhaps best rememberd today as the husband of novelist Isak Dinesen, Bror von Blixen was a brilliant and courageous big game hunter in his own right, and -- as this spellbinding book proves admirably -- a highly accomplished teller. here, in witty and conversational prose, Baron Blixen describes his years in Africa, provides fascinating insights into his own domestic life, and recounts heartstopping tales of hunting lion, elephant, buffalo, and other big game in pre-World War II Africa. Alavish assortment of period photographs complements the absorbing text. 'A frican Hunter' is classic Africana at its historic finest."- from the dustjacket. Very good in lightly nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 50.00


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