Pp. xx, 277; 100+ color photos, numerous black-and-white photographs. Publisher's original one-quarter brown cloth, lettered in gilt, over dark green cloth boards, blind-stamped and lettered in gilt on the front cover, original clear plastic dust jacket protector, oblong 4to (312 x 230 mm; 12 1/4 x 9 1/8 inches). This is the subscriber's edition limited to 1200 numbered copies, initialed by the senior author, this being copy no. 691. Laid in at front is the original facsimile letter from S. Kent Carnie that was issued with the book as well as the original color brochure announcing the volume's publication. This fine limited edition documents the story of the Craighead brothers' visit with the Maharaja of Bhavnagar in the Kathiawar States in 1940-41. This work includes much information about the trapping and training falcons and well as the brother's adventures hunting Indian lions, man-eating tigers and wild boar. No ownerships marks and no signs of use. This is volume 2 in the Heritage Publication series.
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Book Description Hancock House Pub Ltd, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110961983922
Book Description Peregrine Fund, 2001. Hardcover with Slipcase. Book Condition: New. Oversize-international may require extra postage. Life with an Indian Prince: Journals of John J. Craighead and Frank C. Craighead, Jr. , August 6, 1940 to April 11 1941 Peregrine Fund's World Center for Birds of Prey, 2001. Volume two in the Peregrine Fund's Archives of American Falconry Heritage Publication series. The authors' previously unpublished diaries, describing their experiences while living with the royal family of Bhavnagar, India in 1940-41. Lavishly illustrated. Deluxe Patron's edition with leather spine in slipcase. Limited to 300 numbered copies, this is P-39. Now out of print, the slipcase has some shelf wear and a small spot on one side. The text block has slight indentations on the end edge. These are very minor defects. Bookseller Inventory # 12246