Tiger-Shooting in India. William Rice.
Tiger-Shooting in India

Tiger-Shooting in India

London: Smith Elder, 1857. First Edition. Hardcover. being an account of hunting experiences on foot in Rajpootana during the hot seasons from 1850-1854. 219 pp, frontis, 11 colored chromolithograph plates. Tall 8 vo. Good lengthy tiger hunting descriptions. The group bagged an amazing 68 tigers and one time a member of thehunting party was mauled. Also hunting for panther and bear. But it is the tiger hunting stories that make this such a cornerstone title for tiger hunting book collectors. Original reg gilt and blind stamped cloth. Spine shows some wear and rubbing (no loss) and one tear top rear spine about 1 inch. Endpapers cracking but hinges firm. Lovely gilt stalking tiger on front. Very Good. Item #4555

Price: $850.00

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