Retrospect: Reminiscences and Impressions of a Hunter-Naturalist in Three Continents 1851-1928
London and Edinburgh: Gurney and Jackson, 1928. 8vo. xix[i], 353pp including index, pp appreciations of Abel Chapman's work, errata slip tipped in after contents leaves, 20 coloured plates with printed tissue-guards and 35 b/w plates by Joseph Crawhall, W. H. Riddell and rough sketches by the Author. Original green cloth gilt, a bit worn but a sound reading copy. First edition. Chapman travelled extensively in Europe and Africa, hunting, wildfowling and fishing. He was also involved with the conservation of wild life and helped set up what is now the Kruger National Park. His musings include thoughts on the spiritual side of his life, which is unusual in this genre.
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