UMBULALA: THROUGH THE EYES OF A LEOPARD. By Lena Godsall Bottriell.  Artwork: Paul Bottriell.

UMBULALA: THROUGH THE EYES OF A LEOPARD. By Lena Godsall Bottriell. Artwork: Paul Bottriell.

TRACKS OF THE HUNTER. By Keith Severinsen.

TRACKS OF THE HUNTER. By Keith Severinsen.

SOMEWHERE DOWN THE CRAZY RIVER: JOURNEYS IN SEARCH OF GIANT FISH. THE STORY OF THE REDISCOVERY OF THE INDIAN MAHSEER AND THE GOLIATH TIGERFISH OF THE CONGO. By Paul Boote and Jeremy Wade.

1992 1st edition. 4to (192 x 252mm). Pp320. Colour and b/w photographs, b/w illustrations. Black boards, spine titled in gilt.

An enthralling tale of modern travel, adventure and fishing. Split into two halves, the first half of the book deals with the authors' rediscovery of the golden mahseer of both the Himalayan and southern Indian rivers. The second half recounts their trip in search of the goliath tigerfish of the Congo, coping with the hazards of the jungle, malaria and a variety of other life threatening situations along the way. Certainly a modern angling classic. Chapters include: Beginnings; Total immersion. Book One, Mahseer: Discovery; Initiation; A lost domain; Ramganga days; Shadow across the sun; A season in the south; Pilgrims; The watershed. Book Two, Goliath: The horror; Step in the dark; A region in the mind; With the current; Strange fever; Reluctant return; Into the lair; Afterword.
£260.00
Availability: In stock
Book Code
822
More Information
Author Boote (Paul) and Wade (Jeremy).
Book Code 822
ISBN 0951790005 / 0951790005
Book Description Near fine in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1992
Publisher Published by the authors.
Place Sangha Books, Swindon.