In Africa (Hunting Adventures in the Big Game Country) ePub download
by T. John McCutcheon
- ISBN: 1435341627
- ISBN13: 978-1435341623
- ePub: 1230 kb | FB2: 1905 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Africa
- Publisher: IndyPublish (September 11, 2007)
- Pages: 224
- Rating: 4.3/5
- Votes: 331
- Format: lit lrf azw docx
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The Project Gutenberg eBook, In Africa, by John T. McCutcheon. Into the heart of the big game country with a retinue of more than one hundred natives. Hunting Adventures in the Big Game Country. A safari and what IT is. Chapter VI.
134 A number of months before Mr. Akeley, who headed our party, was dining with President Roosevelt at the White House. In the course of their talk, which was about Africa and Mr. Akeley's former African hunting and collecting experiences, the. Стр. 168 In 1906 the government granted permission to Mr. Akeley to enter this hitherto closed district to secure specimens for the Field Museum, and even then there was only a narrow strip that was free from tribal warfare. It was at that time that his.
This vintage book contains a collection of authentic anecdotes and stories relating to big game hunting in Africa. Big-game hunting today is approached in many different ways. This insightful and profusely illustrated volume will appeal to modern hunting enthusiasts, and it is not to be missed by collectors of vintage hunting literature. Contents include: The Preparation for Departure. A popular way to hunt is by using a tree stand or high seat. A hunter will set up a tree stand in a suitable area and wait for the prey to approach.
This wasn't the Africa that John McCutcheon knew. His Africa was largely un-mapped, the game species were only loosely documented, and even getting there was an adventure. What a joy it was to ready McCutcheon's description as he opens the book with a the description of the massive logistical effort that needed to be undertaken just to get to Africa in the early 1900s. 17 people found this helpful.
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John T. McCutcheon was a cartoonist for the Chicago Tribune. McCutcheon was invited to participate in the Akeley’s latest hunt and the rest in histor. e went on a four and a half Month hunting trip to Africa and wrote of the interesting times he had. The cartoons supplementing the pictures are also interesting. The trip took a total of nine Months from depature to return. The description of his shopping in England for the hunting parties shooting battery and clothes, food etc is interesting, well thought out and described.
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It is merely the record of a most delightful hunt ing trip into those fascinating regions along the Equator, where one may still have thrilling adventures and live in a story-book atmosphere, where the roar of the lion and the crack of the rifle are part of the every-day life, and where in a few months one may store up enough. material to keep the memory pleasantly occupied all the rest of a lifetime.