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SA Auction #87 begins on 03 Dec 2020

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A Mervyn Smith

Sport and Adventure in the Indian Jungle

Published: Hurst & Blackett, London, 1904

Edition: 1st

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Hurst and Blackett, Limited. London. 1904. 1st edition. 8vo (148 x 223mm). Ppxii,307 + 1pp ads. B/w photograph and illustrated plates. Very good green cloth, upper board titled in black with black tiger skin design, spine titled in gilt. Boards slightly worn. Gilt to spine slightly faded. Inner hinge tender but good copy of a scarce book. Inscription on front free end paper.

Encounters with elephant, tiger, bear, leopard, bison and other large and small game of India. "A curious work combining the author's personal experiences with stories related by natives and other British agents in India." (Czech).

  • Jacket Condition: N/A
  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 8 Vo
  • Sold By: White Eagle Books
  • Contact Person: Andrew Saidi
  • Country: United Kingdom
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