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Author Name:    DAVIES, Brian

Title:   Savage Luxury : The Slaughter of the Baby Seals. First British Edition in dustjacket, Signed

Publisher:    Souvenir Press,, London, 1970, ISBN:0285502700 

Seller ID:   8323

DAVIES, Brian. Savage Luxury : The Slaughter of the Baby Seals. London : Souvenir Press, (1970). First British Edition. Printed in Great Britain. Pp (8),9-214,(2),+ 12 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. O'Dea 4527. "Brian Davies found himself almost by accident an observer at a meeting discussing the seal hunt and went to the Gulf to see that the regulations controlling the slaughter were adhered to. Totally sickened by the sight of such unthinking cruelty, he threw himself with single-minded determination into the fight to get seal-hunt abolished. Savage Luxury isthe story of the campaign organised by the tiny New Brunswick Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals." - from the dj. Chapters 1."An International Black Eye"; 2.The 1964 Hunt - Abolition versus Control; 3. A Trip to see Seals; 4. Jack and Jill; 5. Of Seals and Men; 6. Abolish the brutal Seal Hunt; 7. Weekend Magazine and others; 8.1966: For the First Time I see the Hunt; 9. The Campaign moves to Europe; 10. The "Faked" Film Smear; 11. The 1967 Hunt; 12. The Pribilof Islands Fur-Seal Hunt 13. The 1968 Hunt andthe Daily Mirror; 14.The 1969 Hunt and Paris-Match; 15. The Canadian Gover nment Reacts; 16. Not Yet the End. Appendix : L. Karstad's Report to the New Brunswick SPCA of Observations during the 1968 Gulf of St.Lawrence Seal Hunt. Very good in unclipped dustjacket With an inscription signed by Davies. 30.00


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