(#171720) ADVENTURES OF RAVEN TRAIL: MOSSBACK, TRACKER, EXPLORER, SCOUT AND ADVENTURER, BEING THE ACCOUNT OF SOME CURIOUS RECORDS DIRECTED TO "WHITE FOX" AT "THE SCOUT" OFFICE. John Hargrave.

ADVENTURES OF RAVEN TRAIL: MOSSBACK, TRACKER, EXPLORER, SCOUT AND ADVENTURER, BEING THE ACCOUNT OF SOME CURIOUS RECORDS DIRECTED TO "WHITE FOX" AT "THE SCOUT" OFFICE. London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., 1920. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-157 [158: printer's imprint] [159-160: ads], publisher's pictorial white wrappers printed yellow, purple and black. First edition. A rare collection of short fantastic fiction by John Gordon Hargrave (1894-1982), an early member of the Boy Scout movement who published many articles on Rangerism under his pseudonym "White Fox." Upon returning an invalid from World War I, Hargrave was appointed Commissioner for Woodcraft and Camping by Robert Baden-Powell in 1916. At times he was considered a possible successor to Baden-Powell to head the British Boy Scouts. Cover edges lightly worn, several creases to front wrapper, several leaves dog-eared at corners, pulpy text paper tanned, a very good copy. A very scarce book. (#171720).

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