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Hunters of the buffalo

by R. Stephen Irwin

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Published by Hancock House in Surrey, B.C., Canada, Blaine, Wash., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Plains.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Hunting -- Great Plains.,
    • American bison hunting.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby R. Stephen Irwin ; illustrations by J.B. Clemens.
      SeriesNative hunter series
      ContributionsClemens, J. B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.G73 I78 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. :
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2982247M
      ISBN 100888391765
      LC Control Number84233064
      OCLC/WorldCa12315267

        This is a collection of stories from various hunters. "The Border and the Buffalo" by John R. Cook "The life of Billy Dixon" by Olive Dixon If you want to look at some old pictures I suggest "Encyclopedia of Buffalo Hunters and Skinners." "The Buffalo Hunters" (can't remember the author) is a great 'coffee table' book. Sioux Buffalo Hunters (Encyclopaedia Britannica True to Life Books) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      "It required fifteen shots to kill one buffalo, from the modern high-power rifles used by the hunters Remington,, and'06," the report in the paper said. "In another case two.   Every now and then I come across an article in a book or magazine which states that the Buffalo (Bison) hunters of the 's used to sit around their campfire at night reloading their ammunition. Now that I can believe. BUT, when the article says they melted their lead in ladles in the campfire, I start to have my doubts. Lead, as all who have cast their own bullets knows all to well, .

      Mari Sandoz (–) is the noted author of Cheyenne Autumn, Old Jules, and The Battle of the Little Bighorn, all available in Bison Books l Punke is the author of several books, including Last Stand: George Bird Grinnell, the Battle to Save the Buffalo, and the Birth of the New West and Fire and Brimstone: The North Butte Mining Disaster of Ruark also delivered perhaps one of the best and most often quoted descriptions of Cape Buffalo and the effect they have on hunters in this book as well. Buy your own copy of The Horn of the Hunter here. The Man Eaters of Tsavo by Lieutenant Colonel John Henry Patterson.


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