MEMORIES OF AN AFRICAN HUNTER: WITH A CHAPTER ON EASTERN INDIA. By Denis  D. Lyell.

MEMORIES OF AN AFRICAN HUNTER: WITH A CHAPTER ON EASTERN INDIA. By Denis D. Lyell.

ZANE GREY OUTDOORSMAN: ZANE GREY'S BEST HUNTING AND FISHING TALES  PUBLISHED IN COMMEMORATION OF HIS CENTENNIAL YEAR.

ZANE GREY OUTDOORSMAN: ZANE GREY'S BEST HUNTING AND FISHING TALES PUBLISHED IN COMMEMORATION OF HIS CENTENNIAL YEAR.

AFTER BIG GAME IN THE UPPER YUKON. By Major Nevill Alexander Drummond Armstrong.

(1937) 1995 new edition. 8vo (160 x 237mm). Ppvi,287. B/w photographs, maps. Fully bound in brown bonded leather, gilt ram's head motif and titles to upper board, spine titled in gilt, four raised bands, silk marker ribbon, marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. Numbered copy of an edition of 3000.

This is Major Drummond's account of his expeditions to the Macmillan country of the Upper Yukon in 1914, 1925 and 1926. This is an important work on the exploration of Canada's Yukon Territory. Lots on the natural history of the territory as well as the author's exploits hunting sheep, caribou and moose. This edition has a new foreword by Jared Lobdell. Major Armstrong gives detailed, first-hand accounts of expeditions to the Macmillan country of the Upper Yukon in 1914, 1925 and 1926. Part One: an introduction to the country of the Macmillan, five hundred miles from civilization, with observations on the big game that abound, their habits and some adventures. Also a description of the fur-bearing animals and the life of the trapper. Part Two: The record of a successful trip in 1914, with some thrilling encounters and the details of the 'bag.' Part Three: Prospecting and hunting in the territory round the Macmillan, 1925. Part Four: Further stalks, and many kills, in the Upper Yukon, 1926. Appendices include: Classification of caribou in the Upper Yukon, together with comments by Mr E.N. Barclay, Department of Zoology, British Museum (Natural History); Records of remarkable heads; The setting of traps and the skinning of fur-bearing animals; Transportation without horses.
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Author Armstrong (Major Nevill Alexander Drummond).
Book Code 2926
ISBN B001AW00IY
Book Description Fine unread copy. Numbered copy from an edition of 3,000.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1995
Publisher Premier Press.
Place Camden, South Carolina.