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Auction #115 begins on 30 May 2024

Malet, Rawdon

When the Red Gods Call. (Hunting Big Game in Central Asia and India)

Being the Biography of a Shikari in the Making

Published: H. F. & G. Witherby, London, 1934

Edition: First Edition

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Malet recounts the shooting experiences of James Carmody Collingson who traveled to Baltistan, Tibet, Ladakh and other locales in Central Asia in search of wild game. A trophy ibex was collected, with additional successful hunts after gazelle, shapoo, burhel and other game. Descending into India's Central Provinces, Collingson bagged tiger, sambur and bear. Original red cloth with black spine titles, darkening to corner of spine head, minor fading to edges.. Original endpapers firm and tight. Well illustrated with photo plates. Scattered light foxing. Text block sound and tight.

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: Octavo
  • Sold By: Classic Arms Books
  • Contact Person: Ken Czech
  • Country: United States
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 320-255-1870
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Paypal, check or money order in U.S. funds
  • Trade Associations: Advanced Book Exchange


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