Shikar Memories of big game hunting by a Lieutenant Colonel of the IMS serving with the Gurkhas and in Assam


WOOD, Lieut. Col. H. S. late 2/8th Gurkhas and Civil Surgeon, Assam: Shikar Memories. A Record of Sport and Observation in India and Burma. H. F. & G. Witherby [London] 1934 1st edition 8vo.

13 photo illustrations, 312pp. Original blue cloth gilt, the cloth somewhat darkened on the spine and parts of boards but clean and retaining original pictorial dust wrapper, slightly chipped along top edges, a very tight clean copy sith no previous ownership markings.  Chapters deal with Manipur, Tiger (3 chapters), elephant, leopard, Bison, Indian buffalo and tsine, Indian bear, boar, wild dog, sambhur and other deer, serow and black buck, fishing. The author was posted to Manipur ijn 1891. This sort of book seldom turns up with a dust wrapper.  Czech p 232. mar31/5

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