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Foran (William Robert). (b. 1882).

A Hunter's Saga

Published: Robert Hale, London, 1961

Edition: 1st

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Published by Robert Hale. London. 1961 1st edition. 8vo (140 x 222mm). Pp192. B/w photograph plates. Near fine green boards, spine titled in gilt. Near fine pictorial dust jacket. Internally fine with black and white ills. A fine copy.

"Memories of adventures and narrow escapes from disaster when hunting the tiger in India; bear, wapiti, elk and moose in the Rocky Mountains; the mountain sheep in the Mexican Desert; and various .species in Africa". Includes poaching in the Lado Enclave. Chapters include: Shikar in India: Tiger! Tiger!; Tiger hunting de luxe; The next tiger hunt; Some other tigers; The affair of a man-eater; Drama of the Indian jungle; An elephant rodeo in the Himalayas. The Rockies and Mexico desert: Big-horn, elk, wapiti and moose; Grizzly bear; Mountain sheep in Mexico. Some African safaris: My first shooting safari; Pepo, an elephant shamba-raider; Facing elephant stampedes; Adventure with man-eating lions; African buffalo; Some buffalo encounters; Vigil at a salt-lick; Black rhinoceros; Some rhinoceros episodes; Near-tragedies with elephants; Rogue elephant tragedy. Glossary of Kiswahili names for animals. .

  • Jacket Condition: Near Fine
  • Binding Condition: Near fine
  • Overall Condition: Near Fine
  • Size: 8 Vo
  • Sold By: White Eagle Books
  • Contact Person: Andrew Saidi
  • Country: United Kingdom
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