GREY OWL. Souvenir of UK Tour in 1937. *Signed by Grey Owl*

Grey Owl

Grey Owl. A Biographical Note and a Day at Beaver Lodge. . . selected from Grey Owl's writings, and published. . as a souvenir of his visit to the United Kingdom in the Autumn of 1937.

Published: London, Lovat Dickson Limited

Date:

First Edition, 1937. Softback. Stapled. Narrow Quarto. 16.pp + 6 b/w photographs. Colour Pictorial Covers from a painting by Sir John Lavery R.A.Itinerary of his UK Tour on inside front cover.Ink signature to front cover. Grey Owl was the adopted name of Archibald Belaney when he adopted an Indian / First Nation identity as an adult and became one of "the most effective apostles of the wilderness". Working with the National Parks Branch he gained recognition as a conservationist at Riding Mountain National Park in Manitoba. Revelation of his English birth after his death adversely affected his reputation, but there is now renewed interest in him as an early and important conservationist.

Condition
Covers a little grubby, creased and rubbed. Closed tear to base of spine to staple. Closed tear to edge of back cover (about 1")

Binding
soft cover

£250

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