Man-Eaters of Kumaon. With an Introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett. Preface by Lord Linlithgow.

New York: Oxford University Press, 1946.

Price: $250.00

About the item

First American edition. Illustrated with 5 photos. xix, [i], 233, [3]pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Yellow cloth spine and boards, endpapers illustrated with sketch map. Fine in fine unclipped dust jacket. Czech (Asian) p. 51; Reese, Narratives of Personal Experience 29.

Item #308330

"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).