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Born Free, a Lioness of Two Worlds - Joy Adamson

Collins & Harvill Press, 1960, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good - in Good DJ. Edges of DJ ruffled, several large closed tears and creases, a little soiled and faded. Mildly bumped at head & tail of spine and corners. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Offset to endpapers. Pages gently age-tanned and spotted.

3rd Edition. Illustrated with B&W photographs. From the cover: “This book records the extraordinary relation- ship with a Kenya lioness established by the author over a period of four years. The secret of Elsa is that she was never treated as a ‘pet’. Reared by the Adamson’s from a four day old cub, they established from the very beginning an atmosphere of mutual respect by which Elsa was taught to obey the laws of society inside the camp while outside it the Adamson’s respected the laws of Elsa’s wild inheritance.”
Size: 9¾" x 7"
Number of Pages: 160
Introduction: Lord William Percy and Captain Charles Pitman

£7.50 (Now Sold)