Tony Sanchez-Arino (b.1931) is a well-known professional hunter and former professional ivory hunter who has hunted in Africa for more than fifty-five years.
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Ivory by Tony Sanchez-Arino (1981). Mr Sanchez-Arino is known worldwide as an expert on elephant hunting and he writes well! He relates stories about the old elephant hunters, the last frontiers and a few personal experiences.
On The Trail Of The African Elephant by Tony Sanchez-Arino (1987). The author spent 35 years hunting elephant in Africa. In this day and age this is certainly unique. He has a fascinating knowledge about elephant and how to hunt them and a wealth of stories about their ivory, and their hunters.
Elephants, Ivory And Hunters by Tony Sanchez-Arino (2002) is the revised and updated edition of "On The Trail Of The African Elephant", the most thorough book ever written on the African elephant from a hunter's point of view.
The Last Of The Few: Forty-Two Years Of African Safaris by Tony-Sanchez Arino (2000). The author began hunting in 1952 in West Africa and he has hunted and guided in the Cameroon, the Sudan, Kenya, the CAR, Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Here is the story of his career.
Elephant Hunters, Men Of Legend by Tony Sanchez-Arino (2005) covers the exploits and adventures of the famous elephant hunters of yesteryear, Walter Bell, John Hunter, Mickey Norton, Bill Buckley, Robert Foran, and James Sutherland. Sanchez-Arino also discusses those obscure elephant hunters who shot as many if not more tuskers but because they never wrote books are not as well known. These intrepid hunters include Aurelio Rossi, Otto Krohnert, Billy Pickering, Theodore Lefebvre and Etienne Canonne. The late Harry Manners, also a very famous hunter himself, wrote a chapter on Tony Sanchez's elephant-hunting escapades - the last piece Manners ever wrote and something that has never before been published.
Hunting In South Africa by Tony Sanchez-Arino (1998) are writings about big game hunting in South Africa by Harris, Cumming, Baldwin, Leveson, Holub, Bryden, Bulpin, Kirby, Findlay, Millais, Diocleciano Fernandes das Neves, Wolhuter and many others. A comprehensive and entertaining anthology, with brief biographies of each author at the rear.
Hunting In Kenya by Tony Sanchez-Arino (2000) is a selection from writings by some of the most famous hunters of big game in Kenya including Chanler, Ansorge, Boyes, Patterson, Meinertzhagen, Chapman, Foran, Stigand, Blixen, Blunt and many others.
Hunting In The Sudan by Tony Sanchez-Arino (1993) is a comprehensive anthology of writing on hunting in the Sudan including Melladew, Buxton, Comyn, Churchill, Hunter, Bell, Boyes, Roosevelt, Selous, Chapman, Wallace, Maydon, Millais, Treatt, Ionides and many others.
Hunting In Ethiopia by Tony Sanchez-Arino (1995). Writings on big game hunting adventures in Ethiopia (formerly Abyssinia) by Harris, Baker, Neumann, Wellby, Powell-Cotton, Pease, Maydon, Baum and many others.
Hunting In Botswana by Tony Sanchez-Arino (1994) is an anthology of big game hunting in Botswana with contributions from numerous famous sportsmen including Oswell, Leyland, Holub, Gillmore, Baldwin, Farini, Stevenson-Hamilton, Bryden, Chadwick, Selby and many others.
Hunting In Tanzania by Tony Sanchez-Arino (1991). Some of the great stories of big game hunting and exploration in Tanzania including writings by Willoughby, Sutherland, Millais, Blixen, Blunt, Rushby, Keith, O'Connor, many others. This book has become very scarce.
Hunting In Zimbabwe by Tony Sanchez Arino is an anthology of the best writings on hunting in Zimbabwe from both old and current writers many of whom are also professional hunters. Writings included from Finaughty, Selous, Brown, Millais, Bunham, Daly, Burger, Marsh, Taylor, Sutherland and many others. This title has become very scarce.
Claws & Fangs by Tony Sanchez-Arino (2010) is a mix of reminiscences of the author's early days and African hunting as it is today. As usual there is a wealth of fascinating stories from this remarkable hunter and author.
Great African Calibers by Tony Sanchez-Arino (2013) starts with the .375 and works its way up to the .700. All calibers inbetween are covered, which the author breaks down into the calibers for bolt actions (16 calibers) and the rimmed cartridges for double rifles (14 calibers). He includes topics such as which bullets and which actions work and which ones do not.
Between The Congo River And The White Nile by Tony Sanchez-Arino (2014) is a new collection of stories of mainly elephant hunting, from the then Belgian Congo through Gabon, Sudan, Uganda, CAR (now) and Somaliland - all African countries which were paradise for the hunter until the 1980s.
Africa's Greatest Tuskers by Tony Sanchez-Arino (2015) tells the stories of hunts that yielded the dreams of a lifetime. From well known hunters such as Elgin Gates, J A Hunter, Andy Anderson, Jim Sutherland and John Boyes, to hunters less well known such as Cherry, Wittgenstein, Guest and Sielstorfer - these stories will delight any adventurers or hunter. No story records a tusk of less than 130 pounds - who hunted them, who owns them or how they were found.