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    R. R. M. Carpenter. Game Trails From Alaska to Africa. N.p.: Privately printed, [1944]. First collected edition limited to 50 numbered copies, of which this is number 37. Inscribed. Octavo. Two parts in one volume. xii, 180; 56 pages. Thirty-nine photographic plates and two maps. Original light brown full morocco with gilt device on the front board and gilt-stamped spine titles. Joints modestly worn with some fading to spine. Contents bright with hinges starting. Else a handsome copy in very good condition.

    More Information: Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Bill Beach/ with best wishes./ Sincerely/ Ruly Carpenter/ Oct 1, 1944". Large bookplate of William Nicholas Beach and smaller of Samuel B. Webb affixed to the front pastedown. This is the first collected edition of the author's Game Trails from Alaska to Africa (1938), and Game Trails in Idaho and Alaska (1940), with the addition of a new, final chapter, "Another Wyoming Hunt".

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