ELEPHANT LIFE: FIFTEEN YEARS OF HIGH POPULATION DENSITY. By Irven O. Buss.

ELEPHANT LIFE: FIFTEEN YEARS OF HIGH POPULATION DENSITY. By Irven O. Buss.

MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON. By Jim Corbett.

MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON. By Jim Corbett.

IN THE GRIP OF THE JUNGLES. By George Hogan Knowles.

(1932) 1933 2nd edition. 8vo (145 x 222mm). Ppxx,320. B/w photographs. Maroon cloth, spine titled in gilt.

The author's account of his travels through India in search of sport. Mainly shooting but with a slightly disastrous mahseer fishing interlude. Tigers, deer, panthers and others, with many observations of local life and culture. Chapters include:- A moonlight ghost; Comedy and tragedy in the jungles; The ex-convict; In a dead city - a strange panther hunt; The great "Ganga!"; A fierce jungle battle; An ill-fated glen; A clever jungle dacoit; A rogue elephant; In the Himalayan jungles - nature's dramatic stage; Under canvas with a raja - netting deer and a camp disaster; On the way to Buxar - and a terrible tiger story; The trail of a rogue elephant; A tiger and an earthquake; Saved from a rogue elephant; A tragic stake - the champions of Islam; Secrets of the jungle - behind the stage; An ill-fated kill; The winged monarch of the Himalayas; An angling adventure - and a swim for life; Two masters of strategy - a battle of wits; A whistle averts a tragedy; On the tracks of a man-eating tiger; The lame ghost bull.
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45755
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Author Knowles (George Hogan).
Book Code 45755
ISBN No ISBN
Book Description Chip to cloth at top of slightly faded spine, some browning but good-plus.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1933
Publisher Wright and Brown.
Place London.