MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON: Corbett, Jim [1875-1955]


Corbett, Jim [1875-1955]

Published by Oxford University Press, New York, 1946
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, first published in India in 1944. 8vo. xix, 255p. Illustrated with five captioned black and white photos and several drawings. Endpapers are maps. Introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett, Governor of the United Provinces, and Preface by Lord Linlithgow, Viceroy of India. Orange cloth with black letters on the spine and with a vignette in black on the front cover of a crouching tiger. Very minor wear to extremities, cloth clean black letters and cover vignette bright, previous owner's rubber stamp on verso of front free endpaper and on front pastedown, all illustrations present and in fine condition, else near fine to fine with no internal markings. Dust jacket is tattered and tape-repaired but most all there. This book is Jim Corbett's own story of his experiences with man-eating tigers of Kumaon, which book has since become famous. Bookseller Inventory # 006745

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Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York

Publication Date: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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