Baden-Powell’s In Savage Isles And Settled Lands

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Richly descriptive travels from a pioneer of military aviation (not Scouting)

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Title

Baden-Powell’s In Savage Isles And Settled Lands

Author(s)

BADEN-POWELL, Baden Fletcher Smyth

Publisher

Richard Bentley & Son

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1892

Edition

first edition

Binding

publisher's cloth

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Baden-Powell, Baden Fletcher Smyth: In Savage Isles And Settled Lands: Malaysia, Australasia, And Polynesia 1888-1891 […] London: Richard Bentley and Son […] 1892

8vo. First edition. pp. x, 438 + folding map, 9 plates and numerous text illustrations; original pictorial cloth. The travels in this book arose from Baden-Powell’s appointment as Aide-de-Camp to the Governor of Queensland. He later became of a pioneer of military aviation and introduced flying-based activities to his brother Robert’s Scouting movement.