James Cornwall Rikhoff (b.1931) is an American editor and publisher of sport hunting books. He is the founder of The National Sporting Fraternity and its publishing section, Amwell Press. He is a renowned conservationist and big-game hunter.
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Fair Chase by Jim Rikhoff (1984) is a collection of over 65 stories on hunting and some of the characters the author has met through the years as the publisher of Amwell Press.
Hunter's Luck by Jim Rikhoff (1993) is a collection of the author's favourite hunting & fishing tales.
Hunting Africa: Kenya by Jim Rikhoff (1992) is an anthology of stories from Kenya, including works by Richard Meinherzhagen, Theodore Roosevelt, Elspeth Huxley, Beryl Markham, J A Hunter, Kermit Roosevelt, Jack O'Connor and more.
Hunting The African Buffalo: An Anthology by Jim Rikhoff (1984) is an anthology of 48 lengthy buffalo hunting stories written by men who are legends in the big game hunting field. It includes excerpts from previously published books by Foran, Selous, Roosevelt and Jack O'Connor. Of more original interest are the stories supplied by Tony Dyer, Douglas Collins, Bunny Allen and other more recent hunters. This book was amalgamated with 'Hunting The African Lion' to form 'Hunting The African Buffalo And Lion' published in 2008 with additional material.
Hunting The African Elephant by Jim Rikhoff (1985) is an anthology of 48 elephant hunting stories written by authors including Anthony Dyer, Robert Foran, Selous, J H Patterson, Arthur H Neumann, W D M Bell, Denis D Lyell, John Taylor, J A Hunter, Jack O'Connor, Elmer Keith, Bunny Allen, Tony Sanchez-Arino and many others.
Hunting The African Leopard by Jim Rikhoff (1995) is an anthology selected from the best books on leopard hunting, both old and recent as well as some selections written especially for this volume. It includes writings from Selous, Anthony Dyer, Henry M Stanley, Elspeth Huxley, ">Jack O'Connor and many more with an appendix by Dr Jeremy Anderson.
Hunting The African Lion by Jim Rikhoff (1989) is an anthology of lion hunting stories written authors such as Anthony Dyer, Arthur Neumann, Selous, J H Patterson, Theodore Roosevelt, Carl Akeley, Martin Johnson, John Taylor, J A Hunter, Denis Lyell, Bunny Allen, Frank C Hibben, Harry Manners, David Ommanney, Joe Coogan and many others. This book was amalgamated with 'Hunting The African Buffalo' to form 'Hunting The African Buffalo And Lion' published in 2008 with additional material.
Hunting The World's Mountains by Jim Rikhoff (1984) is a collection of tales of mountain hunting from Canada and Alaska to South America, Africa, China, Tibet and Iran.
Mixed Bag by Jim Rikhoff (1980) is a collection of stories about big game hunting in North America and Africa, waterfowl gunning, game bird hunting, dogs, horses, trout fishing and the author's friends.
Taking Your Chances In The High Country by Jim Rikhoff (1994) is an anthology of mountain hunting writings, mainly on sheep hunting, by well known hunters. Contributors include Batten, O'Connor, Sheldon, Browne, Annabel, Bond, Russell, Andrews, Wallace, Young, Gilchrist, Morden, Roosevelt, Elliott, Hornaday, Gates, Jobson, Popham, Lee and others.
Cat! Hunting Tales of Cheetah, Leopard, Lion, Cougar, Jaguar, Tiger by Jim Rikhoff (1990) has over 50 chapters on hunting the wild big cats around the world. Cat hunting stories are provided by authors such as Bryden, Kittenberger, Corbett, Lydekker, O'Connor, Patterson, Roosevelt, Siemel, Hibben, Burton and many others.
Hunting The African Buffalo And Lion by Jim Rikhoff (2008) has combined the best of 'Hunting The African Buffalo' and 'Hunting The African Lion' and added some new stuff. There are 42 chapters by authors including Selous, Roosevelt, Millais, Foran, Percival, Kirby, Stigand, Patterson, Madeira, Seia, Hallamore, De Lima and Montvoison.
Hunting Moments Of Truth edited by Jim Rikhoff and Eric Peper (1973) is a collection of unique experiences of 22 of the best, most experienced hunters in the world. All of the stories were written especially for this collection and include Jack O'Connor, Gene Hill, Archibald Rutledge, Warren Page, Kermit Roosevelt, Lamar Underwood, John Wootters, George Bird Evans and more.
Fishing Moments Of Truth edited by Jim Rikhoff and Eric Peper (1973) is an anthology of 22 rare experiences from very eloquent fisherman such as Nelson Bryant, Art Flick, Nick Lyons, Ernest Schweibert, Charles Waterman, Ed Zern and others.
Hunting The African Rhino edited by Jim Rikhoff (2015) is the fifth volume in Rikhoff's Big Five series of anthologies. The book was divided into four parts, starting with the very earliest written hunting records of rhino encounters and then continuing through three more sections with progressively more modern rhino hunting stories. Some of the greatest big-game hunters feature in this book: Henry Stanley, A Blayney Percival, Theodore Roosevelt, Frederick Kirby, Jack O'Connor, John Batten, Elgin Gates, Edison Marshall, Bunny Allen, Dean Witter, Soren Lindstrom, Finn Aagaard and many others.
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