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CROCKER, Herbert Edmund (H.E.) Lieutenant Colonel
[Archive]: Sport Hunting and Travel
Africa, India, Asia: 1900-1960. Very Good. Hardcover. An archive of typescript works by the author, renowned hunter, and British soldier Lieutenant Colonel H.E. Crocker. A substantial lot of documents neatly organized in five folders including a 500 page typed manuscript, 56 page typed manuscript of *The Hoghunter's Annual Volume II*, 31 typed manuscripts essays, letters from editors, and agendas for organizations he was involved in. Very good with some small chips and tears and age-toning. The papers mirror Crocker's career and feature his game hunting and travel accounts, some of which were printed as articles, and others which remain unpublished, many of which were intended to be released collectively as a yet unpublished book. These largely recollect his experiences in Rhodesia, Tanganyika, the Congo, and Nigeria, as well as recounting his game hunting adventures around the world, including Australia, India, and Africa, and finally, his post-war interest in international affairs. One of the folders contains a 500-plus page unpublished book manuscript titled, *Africa from Within* written by Crocker circa 1960-1962. Some of his hunting adventures were previously published in poetic form, in a 1930s sport hunting magazine called *The Field: Hoghunter's Annual.* Other articles pertaining to Africa were published in the *Army Quarterly Magazine.* Some of the accounts and observations described within the archive were not published and according to the preface leaf, the writer was intending to put the latter together as a complete and detailed illustrated book. It seems that … [Click Below for Full Description]
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