Complete Reference Library Getting Ready For Your First Safari

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I got these books in preparation for my first safari. By rough math, they are worth around $467.00 at current values. $300.00 shipped free (in lower 48 states) takes the entire collection. These are the must-read books for Africa including the three seminal works on African rifles that you need to know. Lastly, there is Doctari's book "The Perfect Shot" which you'll need to study very closely to learn the vitals of African game. Several are out of print. Two are leather bound editions.

The titles are:

Robert Ruark
The Lost Classics
Hard Back with Dust Jacket
MSRP $30.00

Kevin Robertson
The Perfect Shot
Hard Back with Dust Jacket
Presently on Amazon new from $294.00
Used prices around $85.00

Peter Hathaway Capstick
Death in the Long Grass
Hard Back with Dust Jacket
MSRP $27.00

Craig Boddington
Safari Rifles II
Hard Back with Dust Jacket
MSRP $50.00

Elmer Keith
Big Game Rifles and Cartridges
Limited Edition 608 of 1500
Half Leather Binding
Silk Ribbon
Pages Gilt
Used prices around $150.00

John “Pondoro” Taylor
African Rifles and Cartridges
Limited edition
Green Leather with raised bands and 22-karat gold gilt decorative border on boards. All edges gilt. Silk end pages.
Silk ribbon
Used prices around $125.00


$467.00+ worth of books


$300.00 free shipping in lower 48 states

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700 hunting and natural history volumes I've amassed since I was ten years old. I can spare the intro to Africa section. :) They were pretty hard to find when I got started so I thought someone on here would appreciate owning the "required reading" for them to plan their first safari properly.
 

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Do you still have these?
 

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And some of these are limited additions.
 

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Should be good reading, I managed to talk rookhawk into selling them to me before he left on a hunt
 

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