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Elephants Arrive at Half-past Five, Chase, Ilka
1 Elephants Arrive at Half-past Five
Chase, Ilka
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing of the first edition, SIGNED by Ilka Chase, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear to corners at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Signed on half-title page by author: "Ilka Chase". Illustrated with black and white photographs. 269 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, no chips, hint of very slight edge wear. Nice photo of author astride a camel on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Ilka Chase and her husband, Dr. Norton Brown, take the reader on a photo-safari through East Africa. 026332

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Safari by Jet - Through Africa and Asia, Del Rey, Sister Maria
2 Safari by Jet - Through Africa and Asia
Del Rey, Sister Maria
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, with "A" on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. Orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover, black and gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No previous owner markings. Signed by author on title page: "Sincerely, Sister Maria del Rey." 308 pp. Illustrated with maps and photographs. Very clean unchipped jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has one short closed edge tear at top rear panel edge (1/2" or less). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sister Maria del Rey of the Maryknoll Catholic Sisters is our guide in this grand tour across the world. Always her description is full of humor and anecdote as she visits Tanganyika, Ceylon, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Africa and more. 019201

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Safari By Jet Through Africa and Asia, Del Rey, Sister Maria
3 Safari By Jet Through Africa and Asia
Del Rey, Sister Maria
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1962 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover, black and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 308 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has light edge wear and very light foxing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A Maryknoll Sister tells of her journeys around the world. With humor and anecdote, she shares the mood of country after country in her travels. 8vo. Adventure. 011371

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On Safari: The Story of A Man's Life in Search of Adventure, Denis, Armand
4 On Safari: The Story of A Man's Life in Search of Adventure
Denis, Armand
New York E. P. Dutton 1963 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with three small elephants on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (illustrated with maps); no names, writing or bookplates. 320 pgs. Illustrated with 64 superb black & white photographs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is corner price clipped on front inside flap, one tiny chip (size of small pea) at rear spine edge. Photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The life of an explorer, photographer and inventor--a personal adventure story of great color and excitement. 8vo. Adventure. 015628

Price: 25.00 USD
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5 In the Land of the Lion
Kearton, Cherry
Great Britain Arrowsmith 1946 Eighth Impression Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean bright yellow cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 250 pgs. Illustrated with 88 wildlife photographs. Clean dustjacket with photo illustration of lion on front panel is not price clipped, has a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A famous naturalist tells of his adventures in central Africa, accompanied by his photographs. 8vo. Adventure. published 1946 in Great Britain by Arrowsmith - Eighth Impression. 017409

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6 Big Game Hunting In North-Eastern Rhodesia (The Peter Capstick Library)
Letcher, Owen
New York St Martins Press 1986 031200107X / 9780312001070 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in unchipped, unclipped jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Very tiny bump to bottom board edge. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean with clean endpapers (small previous owner return address label at base of front fixed endpaper). Illustrated with black and white photographs. Editor's note by Peter Hathaway Capstick. 266 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the publisher's "Peter Capstick Library" series of the greatest classics in the literature of hunting and adventure, faithfully reprinted to reflect to the letter the original work. This classic, written by one of the foremost gentleman adventurers of the day, is one of the very few books to concentrate on the fascinating region that is now Zambia: an area that today is still very much safari country. 028582

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Circling the Sun: A Novel, McLain, Paula
7 Circling the Sun: A Novel
McLain, Paula
New York Ballantine Books 2015 0345534182 / 9780345534187 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean rust brown boards with darker brown spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 366 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel based on the life of a fearless and captivating woman - Beryl Markham - a record-setting aviatrix caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denis Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, who as Isak Dinesen wrote the classic memoir "Out of Africa". Set in colonial Kenya in the 1920's. 026105

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Deadly Safari, McQuillan, Karin
8 Deadly Safari
McQuillan, Karin
New York St Martins Press 1990 0312038089 / 9780312038083 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Decorated title page. 293 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. There's murder afoot as as expatriate American Jazz Jasper--leading her first set of clients on safari in the Kenyan wilderness--has more to contend with than organizing game runs and making hotel reservations. Author's first mystery. 028461

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9 Safari of Discovery: The Universe of Albert Schweitzer
Phillips, Herbert M.
New York Twayne Publishers 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 271 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has chips at spine corners, very light edge chipping, two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 007984

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The Safari Chronicles, Rick Butts
10 The Safari Chronicles
Rick Butts
Safari Gear 1998 0966098110 / 9780966098112 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
SIGNED first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Mike - Golden Retrievers make the world go around! - Rick Butts." 201 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Desperate after losing his corporate job and family, Jim accepts the offer of a mysterious 150 year-old British group, the Safari Adventure Company. Leaving the corporate world behind, he meets a man who becomes his mentor and leads him on an odyssey into the deepest jungles of Africa. First book of the "The Safari Chronicles Trilogy" - an adventure in personal development. 026296

Price: 18.00 USD
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Horn of the Hunter - The Story of an African Safari, Ruark, Robert C.
11 Horn of the Hunter - The Story of an African Safari
Ruark, Robert C.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1953 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 32 drawings by the author and 32 pages of photographs. 315 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has two small corner chips at spine corners, very slight edge wear, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Africa. Here, in the jungles and on the endless plains, Ruark came to know the self-imposed discipline of mile after mile of man-killing treks, the forocity of the wounded buffalo, and the acid sweat of fear. The safari started in Nairobi, where the Ruarks hired Harry Selby, one of the best professional hunters in the business. With him came a group of native runners and bearers, a jepp, and a broken-down lorry. One of the best writers of our time shares his experiences on African safari, mid-twentieth century. 026783

Price: 500.00 USD
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The Double Comfort Safari Club, Smith, Alexander McCall
12 The Double Comfort Safari Club
Smith, Alexander McCall
New York Pantheon 2010 0375424504 / 9780375424502 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unchipped, unclipped jacket. As new condition. Clean yellow-cream boards with tan spine, bright gold stamped lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 211 pages. Dust jacket is clean, bright, unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024364

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Last Train to Zona Verde - My Ultimate African Safari, Theroux, Paul
13 The Last Train to Zona Verde - My Ultimate African Safari
Theroux, Paul
New York Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013 061883933X / 9780618839339 First Trade Cloth Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Dark green boards with brown spine, gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump at top spine corner, otherwise fine condition. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and brIght with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Newspaper article about the trip by Theroux is also laid in. 353 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027504

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A Tent With a View: An Intimate African Experience, Vavra, Robert
14 A Tent With a View: An Intimate African Experience
Vavra, Robert
New York William Morrow & Co 1991 0688098908 / 9780688098902 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean bright unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Large format (11-1/2 x 11-1/2"). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold plane tree decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Note on nice quality paper from Robert Vavra glued to front free endpaper and signed by author: "For Erich - I have just viewed your images - and 6414, 6416, 6215 and "Smoke" are SPLENDID! If I can ever be of help, let me know - All best, Robert Vavra - Aug. 12, 2009." A one dollar stamp, uncancelled, from Republic of Udmurtia is centered at the top of his note (horse photo on stamp by Vavra). Gorgeous full-color photographs throughout by Vavra. 240 pages with glossary. Clean unchipped dustjacket, no tears, not price clipped (65.00 on front inside flap). 021693

Price: 100.00 USD
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Safari South America, Wood, Christina
15 Safari South America
Wood, Christina
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1972 0-8008-6945-1 / 9780800869458 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Nancy Lou Gahan, Illustrator 
Very clean olive green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean yellow endpapers. 224 pgs. Illustrated with drawings by Nancy Lou Gahan. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has two tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The author embarks on a wild life rescue mission in South America to help save several thousand wild animals trapped by the rising waters of a hydroelectric dam. 8vo. South America. 013114

Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Safari: The East African Diaries of a Wildlife Photographer
Ziesler, Gunter and Angelika Hofer
New York, New York, U.S.A. Facts on File 1987 0-87196-847-9 / 9780871968470 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean blackcloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, but wrinkling to cloth along front spine gutter from manufacturing flaw. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 197 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear at rear flap fold, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9" x 11-1/2". Africa. 016531

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