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 Post subject: Re: How many Kruger Park related books do you own ?
Unread postPosted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 1:28 pm 
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You MUST get 'Gameranger on your Backpack' It's one of the easiest, best, coolest and informative wildlife books EVER (I should have done marketing lol?) No, seriously add it to your list!

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 Post subject: Re: How many Kruger Park related books do you own ?
Unread postPosted: Wed Aug 04, 2010 3:03 pm 
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I have been extremely blessed to be part of a family that loves Kruger. If you combine my books with my folks', I think gmlsmit will be beaten :lol: . One of the books I have not seen on the other lists ... My First Book of Southern African Mammals - Peter Apps :wink: Hopefully (and so far succesfully) I will raise another Kruger-loving generation.
And I had the priviledge to have a sneak preview of a page or three of the long awaited book Die Goue Jare by Dr U de V Pienaar :tongue: .

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 Post subject: Re: How many Kruger Park related books do you own ?
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Some of the newer members reveal their booklist ?

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 Post subject: Re: How many Kruger Park related books do you own ?
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Oh dear I think I need a trip to the book store!!!

I only have:-
1.The Kruger Park Guide and Maps
2.A Game Ranger in Your Backpack - Megan Emmet.

:redface: :redface: :redface: :redface:

I have various bird and mammal books, but not Kruger specific!!! :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: How many Kruger Park related books do you own ?
Unread postPosted: Wed May 16, 2012 1:49 pm 
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:clap: :clap: Im so glad I came across this, for a minute there I thought I was being a freek of nature buying at least two books every visit and then searching high and low at Exclusive, Kalahari and all those lovely places for "Kruger related" books. I have a few from Ndloti's list probably about 15 books in total and a long list to follow some of which I got from this forum. Thanks Guys, so nice to know there are so many books out there. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: How many Kruger Park related books do you own ?
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I have updated my list:


KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – A HISTORY (set 51)– DR. Salomon Joubert.
GOUE JARE – Dr. U de V Pienaar.
NEEM UIT DIE VERLEDE - Dr. U.de V Pienaar.
South African Eden – J. Stevenson- Hamilton 1937 Edition.
South African Eden – J. Stevenson Hamilton edited by Jane Caruthers 2009.
THE LOWVELD ITS WILD LIFE AND ITS PEOPLE – LIEUT. COL. J. STEVENSON HAMILTON .
Wildlife in South Africa – J. Stevenson-Hamilton.
South African Eden – J Stevenson Hamilton 1974 Edition.
Wild Company – Gus Adendorff.
60 Years Kruger Park – R J Labuschagne.
DIE KRUGERWILDTUIN EN ANDER NASIONALE PARKE – R.J. Labuschagne.
OUR NATIONAL PARKS - R.J. Labuschagne and N.J. van der Merwe.
OUR SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL PARKS – edited by COL. J.Stevenson Hamiltion.
Die Eerste Europeane in die Nasionale Krugerwildtuin 1752 - W J Punt.
Memories of a Game Ranger - Harry Wolhuter.
ALL THINGS WILD AND WONDERFUL – Kobie Kruger.
MAHLANGENI – Kobie Kruger.
A DICTIONARY OF THE Kruger National Park PLACE NAMES – J.J. KLOPPERS and Hans Bornman.
VELDWAGTER! – Hannes Kloppers.
SKUKUZA – David Tattersal.
DIE NASIONALE PARKE VAN SUID AFRIKA – ANTHONY BANNISTER & RENE GORDON.
EXPLORING KRUGER – Brett Hilton Barber & Professor Lee R Berger.
LET’s VISIT THE KRUGER PARK – R BIGALKE.
SOUTH AFRICAS WILDLIFE HERITAGE – ANTHONY BANNISTER & PETER JOHNSON and MIKE NICHOL.
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN – PAUL BOSMAN AND ANTHONY HALL MARTIN.
WILD COMPANY – Foreword by T.V. Bulpin.
WILDLIFE IN CAMERA – Ludi BLUM.
THE WHITE LIONS OF THE TIMBAVATI – CHRIS Mc. Bride.
Die KRUGERWILDUIN in Woord en Beeld – David Paynter en Wilf Nussey.
The First Europeans in the Kruger National Park 1725 – Dr. WJ Punt.
Three Weeks in Wonderland – The Kruger National Park – EDITH L. PRANCE.
THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK – C.A. Yates.
Elephants facts and fables - Rudi van Aarde.
Wildlife and Warfare – Jane Carruthers.
The Kruger National Park - Jane Carruthers.
Diere van die NASIONALE KRUGERWILDTIUN – Dr. G DE GRAAFF.
MAMMALS of the Kruger and other National Parks – R.J. Labuschagne and N.J. van der Merwe.
THE CONSERVATIONISTS AND THE KILLERS – JOHN PRINGLE.
The Freshwater Fishes of the Kruger National Park – U. de V. Pienaar.
Lion - G L (Butch) Smuts.
VELDGIDS TOT DIE BOME VAN DIE NASIONALE KRUGERWILDTUIN – Piet van Wyk.
Lurking Danger in the Kruger Park - C P de Leeuw Beyers.
Witgat - Gert Erasmus
Jock of the Bushveld – Percy Fitzpatrick.
Jock van die Bosveld - Percy Fitzpatrick.
A GAME RANGER REMEMBERS – BRUCE BRYDEN.
KAMBAKU – Harry Manners.
BUURMAN VAN DIE WILDTUIN – Hennie van Deventer.
In Search of Africas Great Tuskers - Johan Marais and Allan Ainslee.
The Kruger Park Saga – Piet Meiring.
BUSHVELD ADVENTURES – VICTOR POHL.
Lost Trails of the Lowveld- TV Bulpin.
The Ivory Trail – TV Bulpin.
Die Veldwagters Vertel – Jan Rodrigues.
Die Veldwagters Vertel Verder – Jan Rodrigues.
Agter die Skerms in die Krugerwildtuin – Piet Meiring.
Verhaaltjies uit die WILDTUIN – KATHLEEN ARGYLE.
The Capture and Care of Wild Animals – Dr. Eddie Young.
Song of a Dry River - Brian Barrow.
Through the Kalahari Desert - G A Farini.
The Crowded Desert - Wilf Nusey.
Land of Distant Horizons - Victor Pohl.
Jagters van ddie Duine, storie van die Kalaharieleeu - Prof. Fritz Eloff
Ousus van die Kalahari - Piet Heymans.
Hyena Nights and Kalahari Days - Gus and Margie Mills.
'n Gids tot die Bergkwagga Nasionale Park - Hans Grobler & Anthony Hall Martin.
The Hunters and the Hunted – Karl and Kathrine Ammann.
The Cheetah - Randell Easton.
Lion Pride - Christopher McBride.
The Serengeti Lion - George B Schaller.
Golden Shadows, Flying Hooves - George B Schaller.
Serengetti Kingdom of Predators - George B Schaller.
Field Guide to the Large Mammals of Africa - Chris & Tilde Stuart.
Visse van die Tsitsikamakus - Prof. J L B Smith & Margaret M Smith.
The Game Animals of Southern Africa - C T Astley Maberley.
Tsitsikamma Shore - R M Tietz & Dr. G A Robinson.
Field Guide to the Larger Animals of Africa - Jean Dorst and Pierre Dandelot.
Die Kalahari en sy Plante - Pieter van der Walt & Elias le Riche.
Snakes Of Africa. R.M Isemonger.
Signs of the Wild - Chris Walker
Mammals of Southern Africa - Smithers
Walk through the Wilderness - Clive Walker.
Veldgids tot die Slange en Reptiele van Suid Afrika - Bill Branch.
First Guide to South African Birds - Leonard M Gill.
Soogdiere van Suidelike Afrika - John Hanks.
Field Guide to the Birds of South Africa - O P M Prozesky.
Voëls van Suider Africa - SASOL - Ian Sinclair & Phill Hockey.
Veldgids - Voëls van Suider Afrika - Ian Sinclair
Snakes and Snake Bite - Johan Marais.
Doctor Grzimek I presume - B Grzimek.
Among Animals in Africa - B Grzimek.
Serengeti shall not Die - B Grzimek.
The White Rhino Saga - Dr. Ian Player.
Zululand Wilderness - Dr. Ian Player.
Mashesha - Tony Pooley.
Bushlife of a Game Warden - Nick Steele.
Game Ranger on Horseback - Nick Steele.
Wankie - Ted Davison.
Wildlife Wars - Richard Leaky & Virinia Morrell.
SOS Rhino - Guggisberg.
Elephant Memories - Cynthia Moss
The Arm'd Rhinoceros - Nick Carter.
A Certain Curve of Horn - John Frederick Walker.
Hunters Wanderings in Africa – F C Selous.
A Hunter’s life in South Africa – R Gordon Cumming.
Wild Sports in Southern Africa – Capt Sir Frederick Cornwallis Harris.
Portraits of the Game and Wildlife of Southern Africa - Captain Corwallis Harris
African Nature Notes and Reminiscence – Cornwallis Harris
Breath of the Veldt - J G Milais.
African Game Trails – T Roosevelt.
Under the African Sun - William John Ansorge.
Mambas, Maneaters and Marulas - Mario Cesare.
Secrets of the Savannah -Mark and Delia Owens.
Valley of the Ironwoods - Allan Wright.
Discovering Southern Africa - T V Bulpin.
To the Banks of the Zambezi T V Bulpin.
Zambezi Odyssey S J Edwards.
Drawn from Life - Zakkie Eloff & Sue Hart.


Many were gifts from friends and family whose time had come.

I will have to re-read of them - they bring back wonderful memories of places and of people.

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 Post subject: Re: How many Kruger Park related books do you own ?
Unread postPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 4:27 pm 
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:shock: Goeie genade Gerhard, have you read them all?

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Gerhard, that is more of a library than a collection! :D

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We have the following:

Kruger - Portrait of a National Park - D Paynter/W Nussey
KNP Questions & Answers - P F Fourie
A Game Ranger Remembers - Bruce Bryden
Kruger , A Supreme African Wilderness - Bruce Aiken
Nightstalk - Bruce Aiken
The Kruger National Park, A history - Dr. S. Joubert
Where to watch game in the KNP - Nigedl Dennis
The Killer Birds of Kruger - Brett Hilton barber/Lou Arthur
Best Birding in Kruger - Brett Hilton barber/Lou Arthur
Getaway Guide to Kruger - Cameron Ewart-Smith
Kruger, A Visitor's Guide - Leo Braack
Animals of the Kruger Park - Heritage Publishing
A dictionary of KNP place names - JJ Kloppers/Hans Borman
SAPPI tree spotting of thed Lowveld.

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 Post subject: Re: How many Kruger Park related books do you own ?
Unread postPosted: Sat May 19, 2012 11:21 am 
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My books are My Treasure I have been collecting since 1958 while in std VI at school.

The more I read the better I realize how little we really know, but I also realize how privileged we are to be part of the wonderful thing called life.

I still have a few more to add but will do so at a later stage.

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