RETROSPECT - Reminiscences and Impressions of a Hunter Naturalist in Three Continents 1851-1928

By: Chapman, Abel

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xx, 353, (5) pages; Clean and secure in original green cloth binding with bright gilt lettering at spine, toning to endpapers. Colour frontispiece w/ tissue guard depicting flamingos at rest and in flight by W. H. Riddell, photographs and illustrations throughout, including illustrations by Joseph Crawhill, W.H. Riddell (20 in colour) and rough sketches by the author. Various reminiscences and essays by Chapman on his travels, his hunting and fishing. More general reflections on nature are also presented including material related to his later efforts to protect the Spanish Ibex. Other topics addressed include Trout Fishing, Salmonology, Philosophy of Natural Sports, Big Game hunting, Wildfowling Afloat, etc. Abel Chapman (1851–1929) was an English, Sunderland-born hunter and naturalist. He saved the Spanish Ibex from extinction and helped in the establishment of South Africa's first game reserve.

Title: RETROSPECT - Reminiscences and Impressions of a Hunter Naturalist in Three Continents 1851-1928

Author Name: Chapman, Abel

Categories: Hunting and Fishing,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Gurney and Jackson: 1928

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall

Seller ID: 41819

Keywords: Trout Fishing Salmonology Salmon Fishing Big Game Hunting Natural History Spanish Ibex