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Baden-Powell’s In Savage Isles And Settled Lands

SKU: 6603
£250.00

Title:
Baden-Powell’s In Savage Isles And Settled Lands

Date of publication:
1892

Binding:
publisher's cloth

Publisher(s):

  • Richard Bentley & Son
  • Author(s):

  • Baden Fletcher Smyth Baden-Powell
  • Edition:
    first edition

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

    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.