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JULES GERARD, THE LION KILLER OF ALGERIA; THE ADVENTURES OF GERARD, THE LION KILLER, COMPRISING A HISTORY OF HIS TEN YEARS' CAMPAIGN AMONG THE WILD ANIMALS OF NORTHERN AFRICA by TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH BY CHARLES E. WHITEHEAD - FIRST U.S. EDITION - 1860 - from Antique Books Den (SKU: 001494)

JULES GERARD, THE LION KILLER OF ALGERIA; THE ADVENTURES OF GERARD, THE LION KILLER, COMPRISING A HISTORY OF HIS TEN YEARS' CAMPAIGN AMONG THE WILD ANIMALS OF NORTHERN AFRICA

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JULES GERARD, THE LION KILLER OF ALGERIA; THE ADVENTURES OF GERARD, THE LION KILLER, COMPRISING A HISTORY OF HIS TEN YEARS' CAMPAIGN AMONG THE WILD ANIMALS OF NORTHERN AFRICA

by TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH BY CHARLES E. WHITEHEAD

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NEW YORK: DERBY & JACKSON, 1860 RARE BOOK, FIRST AMERICAN EDITION TRANSLATED FROM FRENCH. BROWN COVER WITH HEAVIER BINDING ON THE SPINE. GOLD PRINT SPINE, OHIO SCHOOL LIBRARY REFERENCED. WEAR ON THE COVER, SPINE SHOWS 2 NICKS MIDWAY AND BOTTOM. MARBLING INSIDE FRONT AND BACK, TIGHT INSIDE, DRAWING OF HEAD IN PENCIL FIRST BLANK PAGE- NO OTHER MARKINGS. FADED MARBLING ON PAGE EDGES. TOWARDS BACK PAGES AND FRONT PAGES SOME LIGHT STAINING DUE TO LIQUID SPILLED. WHITEHEAD DEDICATES THE BOOK TO HIS TRUE FRIEND, CAPTAIN JAMES MC MCINTOSH- UNITED STATES NAVY, A TRUE HUNTER. WONDERFUL BOOK DETAILING INFORMATION ON THE LION, HUNTING AND LIFE OF GERARD. ARTWORK IS GOOD A DETAILED HELP TAKING YOU INTO THE STORIES. GREAT PIECE OF HISTORY FOR THE AVID HUNTER. ANTIQUE BOOKS DEN, WHERE INTERESTING BOOKS LIVE.

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Title
JULES GERARD, THE LION KILLER OF ALGERIA; THE ADVENTURES OF GERARD, THE LION KILLER, COMPRISING A HISTORY OF HIS TEN YEARS' CAMPAIGN AMONG THE WILD ANIMALS OF NORTHERN AFRICA
Author
TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH BY CHARLES E. WHITEHEAD
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Illustrated
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Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair
Quantity available
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Edition
FIRST U.S. EDITION
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
DERBY & JACKSON
Place of Publication
NEW YORK
Date published
1860
Keywords
LIONS, HUNTER, LION KILLER, JULES GERARD, HUNTING
Bookseller catalogs
History; Miscellaneous; Autobiography and Biography;
Size
8vo - over 7� - 9�" tall

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