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Grey Owl and the Beaver [1935, Reprint]

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First published in 1935, this is the December 1935 reprint, published by Thomas Nelson and Sons.

Written by Harper Cory and Grey Owl. This is a fascinating account of Grey owl's fight to save the beaver in his 'native' Canada. Grey Owl wrote several books about nature and also native American traditions and history. The book contains eight full page monochrome photographs. There is an appendix with Grey Owl's own observations about the behaviour of beavers in the wild.

Grey Owl was the name British-born Archibald Belaney (1888 – 1938) chose for himself when he took on a fraudulent First Nations identity for himself as an adult. While he achieved fame as a conservationist during his life, after his death the revelation of his non-Native origins and other autobiographical fabrications understandably had a negative affect upon his reputation.

A former owner's name is written on the front end paper.

Complete with original unclipped dust jacket which does have some small tears on its edges, with a few small pieces missing, the spine is also lightly sun-faded. The book itself is in a good clean condition with sound bindings.

Item details

Author(s):
Harper Cory
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
13.4 cm by 19.5 cm
Edition:
Reprint of the second revised edition, Dec. 1935
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd
Title:
Grey Owl and the Beaver

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About this item

First published in 1935, this is the December 1935 reprint, published by Thomas Nelson and Sons.

Written by Harper Cory and Grey Owl. This is a fascinating account of Grey owl's fight to save the beaver in his 'native' Canada. Grey Owl wrote several books about nature and also native American traditions and history. The book contains eight full page monochrome photographs. There is an appendix with Grey Owl's own observations about the behaviour of beavers in the wild.

Grey Owl was the name British-born Archibald Belaney (1888 – 1938) chose for himself when he took on a fraudulent First Nations identity for himself as an adult. While he achieved fame as a conservationist during his life, after his death the revelation of his non-Native origins and other autobiographical fabrications understandably had a negative affect upon his reputation.

A former owner's name is written on the front end paper.

Complete with original unclipped dust jacket which does have some small tears on its edges, with a few small pieces missing, the spine is also lightly sun-faded. The book itself is in a good clean condition with sound bindings.

Author(s):
Harper Cory
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
13.4 cm by 19.5 cm
Edition:
Reprint of the second revised edition, Dec. 1935
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd
Title:
Grey Owl and the Beaver

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