Colonel Meinertzhagen was a complex man. The result of an English public school system and an aristocratic family. He was from an early age surrounded by quite remarkable people.
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Peter Hathaway Capstick died in At the time of his death, the world-renowned adventure writer was putting the finishing touches on this, a stirring and vivid biography of Colonel Richard Meinertzhagen, a man with whom he felt he had much in common. Colonel Richard Meinertzhagen was one of those rare men whom fate always seems to cast in the dramas that shape history.
View Larger Image. First edition, first printing hardback, bound in the original brown cloth with gilt titling to spine. The Kenya diaries of Richard Meinertzhagen, the British soldier, intelligence officer and ornithologist. The book contains an awful amount of hunting and the slaughter of wildlife, and the appalling treatment of African tribes.
Updated: August 16, am. Richard Meinertzhagen, second son of a wealthy banking family, was born in London, March 3, Dick entered the age of empire, where high-born privilege, spit and polish, boiled beef, cold showers and "God Save the Queen" framed his long life.
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B orn in London on March 3,just fifteen months shy of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, Dick entered that halcyon age of empire where high-born privilege, spit, polish, tiffin, pigsticking, boiled beef, cold showers, and God Save the Queen would form part of the intricate tapestry of his long life. It was the height of the Victorian era, and the gas-lit streets and horse-drawn transport were a lifetime away from the supersonic aircraft, submarines, electric light, wireless telegraphy, world wars, atomic bombs, and space exploration Dick would live to witness. Britain ruled the oceans unchallenged.
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