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The Ben Lilly Legend. by  J. Frank Dobie

The Ben Lilly Legend.

by J. Frank Dobie

First edition. 8vo. Signed by Dobie on a special tipped-in sheet, bound in by the publisher. Neither McVicker nor Cook describe this edition. Decorated cloth, xv [3], 237 pp., frontis., "Esau the Hunter," illustrated, sources, index. The story of a great American hunter ... the greatest bear hunter in history after Davy Crockett, by his own account and also by the record. J. Frank Dobie met Lilly and was so struck by this extraordinary man that he collected everything he could find about him. Here are the stories Ben Lilly told and a great many more Frank Dobie heard about him. Fine, bright cioy in dust jacket with minor wear to the front corners.

Inventory Number: 40703