The Born Free trilogy complete, comprising] Born Free [with] Living Free [ with] Forever Free. THE 'BORN FREE' TRILOGY COMPLETE IN DUSTWRAPPERS


Published by Collins & Harvill Press, 1960-62, 1960
From Island Books (Thakeham, West Sussex, United Kingdom)

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3 vols., 4to., Mixed Editions, with 3 coloured frontispieces, very numerous coloured and monochrome photographs throughout, and endpaper maps in the last two volumes, first volume wanting front free endpaper, second volume with inscription on front free endpaper verso, third volume wanting blank preliminary; pictorial cloth, a very good, bright, clean set in price-clipped dustwrapper, the wrappers with lightly creased at extremities and with minor loss (affecting lettering) at heads of backstrips. Vol. I eighth impression; Vol. II: first edition: vol. III: first edition. The trilogy comprises Born Free. A Lioness of Two Worlds. With Extracts from George Adamson's Letters. Preface by Lord William Percy. Foreword by Captain Charles Pitman, 1960; Living Free. The Story of Elsa and her Cubs. Introduction by Sir Julian Huxley, 1961; Forever Free. Elsa's Pride, 1962. Good set of George and Joy Adamson's account of their pioneering conservation project involving three generations of lions in Kenya's Serengeti in the late 1950s/early 1960s. The first volume formed the basis of James Hill's 1966 Oscar-winning movie of the same name starring husband and wife team Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers. So involved did McKenna and Travers become that they founded independently the Born Free Foundation which flourishes to this day. Bookseller Inventory # 13875

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Title: The Born Free trilogy complete, comprising] ...

Publisher: Collins & Harvill Press, 1960-62

Publication Date: 1960

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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