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THE WANDER YEARS: HUNTING AND TRAVEL IN FOUR CONTINENTS. By Frederick Lort-Phillips (Frederick Gillett).
Nash & Grayson. London. - 1931 1st edition. 8vo (150 x 227mm). Pp315. B/w photographs. Black cloth, gilt and green snake motif to upper board, spine titled in gilt. Cloth rather used. School prize bookplate to front paste-down, gilt school stamp to upper board. Some browning but good-plus. Lacks dust-wrapper. The author was given five hundred pounds by his father to study fruit growing in America. He went travelling and big game hunting instead, subsequently travelling round the world, 1892-1893 with other expeditions until 1908, to Norway, Persia, Somaliland, Newfoundland and Canada and Tian Shan. "A most interesting blend of African, Asian, European and North American big game hunting." (Czech). Chapters include:- I go round the world, 1892-3 (two chapters); Into unknown Africa, 1894-5 (three chapters); Norway, 1895; Persia, 1896 (two chapters); Somaliland again, 1897; Norway, 1899; Newfoundland, 1901; Manitoba, 1902; British Columbia, 1904; Through the lakes of Keewatin, 1905; British Columbia again, 1906; Back to the lakes again, 1907; In the Thian Shan, 1908 (three chapters). Into unknown The author was the son of Frederica Isabella August Lort Phillips and Alfred Gillett. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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