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Unread postby restio » Thu May 24, 2007 7:52 pm

Doesn't sound stupid, timbo. I only know 'cos my mom's a librarian. :wink:

ISBN = International Standard Book Number. It's usually on the back of the book, above the barcode. It will be something like ISBN 1-876093-10-9.

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Unread postby DinkyBird » Thu May 24, 2007 8:01 pm

Timbo, if you give the ISBN number it makes it easier for other members to find the book if they wish to buy it.
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Unread postby timbo » Thu May 24, 2007 8:05 pm

Ok
ISBN No.:0-620-32773-1
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Unread postby ndloti » Sat Dec 01, 2007 10:31 am

I can recommend "Game Ranger on Horseback" and "Bushlife of a Game Warden" by Nick Steele , who was one of Dr Ian Players contemporaries .
KNP is sacred. I am opposed to the modernisation of Kruger and from the depths of my soul long for the Kruger of yesteryear! 1000+km on foot in KNP incl 56 wild trails.200+ nights in the wildernessndloti-indigenous name for serval.

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Books: GAME RANGERS

Unread postby HB » Thu Jan 10, 2008 12:25 pm

Was lucky enough to spot Harry Wolhuters book "Memories of a Game Ranger" in a 2nd hand book shop in Durbanville during December. I bought it on the spot. It was the soft cover not the hard cover.

I finished the book in a couple of days and it was interesting to compare conservation methods then to conservation methods now. Huge difference.

Very interesting book. A worth while read.

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Unread postby ingrid1968 » Mon Oct 20, 2008 3:01 pm

Muhammad wrote:ISBN 1868422267.this retails for R190.00 and available from http://www.kalahari.net


I found it at kalahari at http://www.kalahari.net/books/A-Game-Ra ... 02855.aspx, but with a different ISBN: 9781868422265 :hmz:

This book is E X C E L L E N T ! I bought it for my dad, who eviscerated it! I would think that he would at least ration himself, but nooo...
Well, fortunately for me he finished it quickly before I was standing in a pool - I was salivating; and it was such a nice read.

I loved every moment of it.
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Unread postby Timepilot » Mon Feb 09, 2009 7:42 am

I bought all of Jan Roderigues books directly from him last year. Very smooth transaction and received in Australia in absolutely great nick.

His website is Books From the Wild
“ Every year elephants were becoming scarcer and wilder south of the Zambezi, so that it had become impossible to make a living by hunting at all. ” FC Selous 1881

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Unread postby ndloti » Mon Feb 09, 2009 10:23 am

A not so well known book : ISBN 0 86954 122 6
"Lion" by GL Smuts .
He was involved in a research project in KNP on Zebra amongst other animals as part of his postgraduate studies , and returned to KNP permanently in the early '70's as a researcher on predator - prey relationships .
KNP is sacred. I am opposed to the modernisation of Kruger and from the depths of my soul long for the Kruger of yesteryear! 1000+km on foot in KNP incl 56 wild trails.200+ nights in the wildernessndloti-indigenous name for serval.

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Unread postby ndloti » Thu Feb 12, 2009 9:14 am

I quote from memory as I do not have the book with me ...
G.L. (Butch) Smuts relates his abovementioned book in one of many interesting stories how while alone and tracking lion in the area close to the Nwanadzi /Satara road his Land Rover collided with a tree stump hidden in the long grass .
With the sun low in the sky and the vehicle immobilised with badly bent steering arm (and no radio) he could proceed no further so decided to walk the distance to Nwanedzi , about 12 km along the tar road .
By the time he reached the tarred tourist road the sun had allready set and with little chance of passing traffic , as the tourists were allready in camp , he briskly walked , his senses in high alert , frequently stopping to listen for animals , as after a short while it was pitchdark .
Around 11 that night he closed the gate of the rangers compound at Nwanedzi .
KNP is sacred. I am opposed to the modernisation of Kruger and from the depths of my soul long for the Kruger of yesteryear! 1000+km on foot in KNP incl 56 wild trails.200+ nights in the wildernessndloti-indigenous name for serval.


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