By Frederick Courteney Selous
- associated desk of Contents
- greater than 60 Enlarged and sophisticated Photos
From the book's Preface:
"All the easiest years of my lifestyles, from, formative years, until center age, have been spent as a hunter of African video game. in the course of that point the affection of the loose wandering lifestyles in international locations nonetheless good stocked with the richest and such a lot assorted fauna to be came upon at the face of the earth, grew with the years, until it appeared to me that i may by no means be content material to stay the other lifestyles than that of a nomadic hunter.
"It is now a great decades due to the fact I ceased to make my dwelling by means of my rifle, yet in view of the size of time… and the eventful personality of the existence I then led, it's not, possibly, impressive that my concepts nonetheless frequently wander again to a prior of stirring and excellent thoughts. neither is it extraordinary that I occasionally develop stressed and upset with existence during this hugely civilized state, and lengthy with an impossible to resist longing to style the fun of a hunter's existence as soon as more.
I can merely desire that during those transcripts from my diaries, written nightly over the camp hearth, while the occasions defined have been clean in my reminiscence, they'll locate right here and there subject of adequate curiosity to incline them to increase to me once again a similar kindly attention they've got continually given me within the past.
"I cherish the wish that this… story of the most recent wanderings of an elder brother of the craft could… act as an incentive to the venture of searching journeys to at least one or different of these gigantic and nonetheless unexplored looking fields of North-western Canada, that are nonetheless virtually virgin floor to the British sportsman."
-- F.C. Selous
Chapter I. - A Moose Hunt within the Forests Of valuable Canada.
Chapter II. - After wooded area Caribou In Newfoundland.
Chapter III. - past St. John's Lake. an adequately stocked looking Ground.
Chapter IV. - looking at the North Fork Of The MacMillan River, Yukon Territory.
Chapter V. - How We Fared within the Yukon Mountains.
Chapter VI. - The success Of A Hunter. a huge Moose.
Chapter VII. - A trip To King George's Lake, Newfoundland.
Chapter VIII. - searching at the South Fork Of The Macmillan River.
Chapter IX. - recreation With tremendous online game within the Mountains Of The Macmillan.
Chapter X. - tricks On Equipment.
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Recent Hunting Trips in British North America by Frederick Courteney Selous