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Man-Eaters of Kumaon. by Corbett. Jim - First U.K. Edition - 1946 - from Carmarthenshire Rare Books. (SKU: 116014)

Man-Eaters of Kumaon.

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Man-Eaters of Kumaon.

by Corbett. Jim

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London: OUP, 1946. original cloth hardcover,illustrated,212 pages,small name to flyleaf and rear of portrait frontis, otherwise very good in rubbed otherwise good unclipped dustwrapper.We are a real bookshop with real books situated in and shipping from the United Kingdom.Shelf B123.. First U.K. Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Jim Corbett was every inch a hero, something like a sahib Davy Crockett: expert in the ways of the jungle, fearless in the pursuit of man-eating big cats, and above all a crack shot. Brought up on a hill-station in north-west India, he killed his first leopard before he was nine and went on to achieve a legendary reputation as a hunter. Corbett was also an author of great renown. His books on the man-eating tigers he once tracked are not only established classics, but have by themselves created almost a separate literary genre. Man Eaters of Kumaon is the best known of Corbett's books, one which offers ten fascinating and spine-tingling tales of pursuing and shooting tigers in the Indian Himalayas during the early years of this century. The stories also offer first-hand information about the exotic flora, fauna, and village life in this obscure and treacherous region of India, making it as interesting a travelogue as it is a compelling look at a bygone era of big-game hunting.


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Carmarthenshire Rare Books. GB (GB)
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Man-Eaters of Kumaon.
Corbett. Jim
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Used - Very Good
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First U.K. Edition
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Big Game.
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Foreign Travel/Exploration;
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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