Dugmore, A. Radclyffe (Arthur Radclyffe), 1870-1955. Typescript of At close quarters with wild animals, being an account of unusual and exciting experiences when hunting with the camera in Africa, Canada and Newfoundland, illustrated by the author
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1 Item (Manuscripts (document genre), 8.75 x 11.25 x 1.5 in. (box))
Scope and Contents note:
"While mention of the various stories has been made in many of my previous books, apparently I did not tell them full enough, for I have been asked on many occasions to relate them again, and in this book I have tried to go into fuller detail ..."--Foreword.
Author's original corrected typescript. In paper wrappers. Possibly unpublished. The work is divided into 12 chapters, 7 of which refer to Africa. It is accompanied by a criticism by R. H. Ambrose, signed but undated, in which he concludes: " It is my opinion that if the work were revised, cut by about 5,000 words it might be acceptable as a 'Book for Boys. '"
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