"Man-Eaters Of Kumaon" 1946 CORBETT, Jim (SOLD)


[235] pp.

Oxford University Press


First American Edition

8 1/4" x 5 5/8"

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"Perhaps the most famous tiger hunting book in print, this work went through numerous editions in several languages, and continues to be popular today. Corbett describes his hunts after the Champwat man-eater, the Chowgargh tigers, the Powalgargh tiger, and other adventures" (Czech, Asia, p. 51). Czech (Asian) p. 51; Reese, Narratives of Personal Experience 29 Yellow green cloth spine and grey cloth over boards, upper cover pictorial, endpapers illustrated with sketch map.