The Wanderings of an Elephant Hunter

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Big Game Books, Oct 13, 2018 - History - 142 pages
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The Wanderings of an Elephant Hunter is the story of Walter Dalrymple Maitland Bell, a famous big game hunter at the turn of the century in East Africa. 'Karamojo Bell, ' as he became known, devised many original techniques to seek out and capture his quarry, including a difficult rifle shot from a diagonal angle, later dubbed 'The Bell Shot.' Wanderings details Bell's ingenious ivory-hunting methodology, as well as his many memorable encounters on safari.


This revised edition of Bell's bestselling book includes footnotes and images showing the ivory trade in East Africa.

 

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