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Nagel, Geo. Conrad

Used Soft cover First Edition

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From: Robert Gwodz (Burbank, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: 1933. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 1st edition, very good condition, wrinkle to upper edge, 8 1/2" by 11" pictorial wraps, the cover illustration is a drawing of croaching lion ready to attack, published by The Nagel Publishing Company, St. Louis, 32 pages. Denver M. Wright a successful businessman and an ardent hunter staged the strangest and most bizarre African lion hunting safari in America, importing two large male African lions and set them loose on an uninhabited island on the Mississippi river and with Denver his son Charles and six blacks as beaters dressed in proper regalia, the hunt began! Illustrated with photographs, and a motion picture was filmed of this hunt and the film was entitled The Lure Of The Beast and shown in selected theatres of the day. A fascinating big game hunting read! Small printing hence exceedingly scarce! box #160. Seller Inventory # 007275

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Nagel, Geo. Conrad

Published by St. Louis: Nagel Publishing, 1933, 1st ed. (1933)

Used Soft cover First Edition

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From: Classic Arms Books (St. Cloud, MN, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: St. Louis: Nagel Publishing, 1933, 1st ed., 1933. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 4to. An unusual hunting book in which Denver Wright captured and planted two African lions on a 200-acre island in the Mississippi River where he hunted and bagged them. He was accompanied by his son and a party of 17 that included 2 gun bearers, 1 camera man, 2 motion picture people, 6 African beaters, and 6 others [Heller, 250]. Original pictorial wraps. Light damp staining to interior. Illustrated with photos. A very good- copy. Seller Inventory # ca1705

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