Wally Taber (1916 - 2003) was an American journalist who was the first to bring back colour film of his African safaris in the mid-1900s. He wrote a series of African hunting books that led to films and lectures based on his worldwide hunting and fishing adventures.
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Assignment Safari: A Newspaper Reporter In Africa by Wallace Taber (1951). An African safari with a newspaperman with some famous game wardens and professional hunters to look after him.
Safari Sagas by Wallace Taber (1955) is a compilation of three earlier published works by the author - 'Assignment Safari' (1951), 'Rifleman in Africa' (1953) and 'Safari Mzuri Sana' (1955). The book was a private publication in an elaborate leather binding with an inset of a piece of zebra hide. It is full of tales of hunting & some fishing, all over Africa.
Rifleman In Africa: A Sportsman With Rod, Rifle And Camera Revisits East Africa by Wallace Taber (1953) includes chapters by Coloman Jonas (on taxidermy), Roy E Weatherby (on firearms) and Charles A W Guggisberg (on animals).
Wallace Taber's Safari Annual by Wallace Taber (1950) is a magazine full of African hunting articles.
Tiger By The Tale: With Rod, Rifle And Camera, Bow And Boat Into Mexico, Hawaii And India by by Wallace Taber (1964)is illustrated with numerous full-page photos documenting the exploits of the author, best known for his Wally Taber Safari Shows.
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