Download e-book for iPad: African Nature Notes and Reminiscences (Illustrated) by Frederick Courteney Selous

By Frederick Courteney Selous

ISBN-10: 1360140166

ISBN-13: 9781360140162

ISBN-10: 1523360356

ISBN-13: 9781523360352

- caliber electronic Text
- associated desk of Contents
- Illustrated with thirteen photographs and photos

With a Foreword through President Theodore Roosevelt

"Mr. Selous is the final of the big-game hunters of South Africa; the final of the powerful hunters whose reports lay within the maximum looking floor which this global has noticeable due to the fact that civilized guy has seemed therein."

"His publication is a real contribution to looking lore and to average background. it may be welcomed by means of each lover of the chase and by means of each guy who cares for the wild, loose lifetime of the barren region. it may be no much less welcome to all who're drawn to the main bold and fascinating of the beasts that live in our global today."

--- Theodore Roosevelt

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REVIEWS:

DAILY TELEGRAPH.—"This intensely fascinating quantity is not just as interesting as any booklet of event, yet packed from disguise to hide with priceless evidence and theories that no different residing guy may possibly speak with equivalent authority."

EVENING STANDARD.—"It is most unlikely to provide greater than a really mild proposal of the wealth of curiosity there's during this quantity for hunters and naturalists alike. From disguise to hide it truly is choked with considerate statement and image description."

COUNTRY LIFE.—"There isn't a web page during this well-written and deeply-informed ebook which can't be studied with excitement and revenue via the common reader. To the fellow who is aware Africa the quantity is awfully attention-grabbing from disguise to hide. it truly is destined, we've got no doubt, to be numbered one of the classics of African literature."

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Contents:

- bankruptcy I: Notes at the Questions Of protecting color, reputation Marks, And The impact Of atmosphere On dwelling Organisms
- bankruptcy II: additional Notes at the Questions Of protecting colour, acceptance Marks, And The effect Of setting On residing Organisms
- bankruptcy III, IV & V: Notes at the Lion
- bankruptcy VI: Notes at the noticed Hyena
- bankruptcy VII: Notes On Wild canines And Cheetahs
- bankruptcy VIII: Extinction And Diminution Of online game In South Africa — Notes at the Cape Buffalo
- bankruptcy IX: Notes at the Tse-Tse Fly
- bankruptcy X: Notes at the Black Or Prehensile-Lipped Rhinoceros
- bankruptcy XI: Notes at the Giraffe
- bankruptcy XII & XIII: A trip To Amatongaland looking for Inyala
- bankruptcy XIV: Notes at the Gemsbuck
- bankruptcy XV: a few Curious searching Experiences
- bankruptcy XVI: additional Curious searching Experiences
- bankruptcy XVII: Incidents Of A trip throughout the Northern Kalahari
- bankruptcy XVIII: The final Of South Africa's video game Haunts
- bankruptcy XIX: How I Spent Christmas Day 1879
- bankruptcy XX: Notes at the Masarwa: The Bushmen Of the internal Of South Africa

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