London: John Lane: The Bodley Head, 1905.
First Edition. 43 half-tone plates from nature and of drawings by the author. xii, 404 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Signed with A.L.s. Original grass green cloth gilt, t.e.g. Very good plus, fresh copy (occasional light traces of foxing). Engraved book label of Paul Lemperly, signed by the author, with inserted Autograph Letter, signed, and mailing envelope; morocco ex-libris of J.S. Groves. Czech (Asia) p. 86. Item #313004
Sharp copy of this excellent turn of the century account of sport in India, with an autograph letter, signed, from the author on letterhead of the Indian Staff College, Deolali, to Cleveland collector Paul Lemperley: “I return your book label, signed; I feel greatly flattered by your note.” Dated 29 July 1905.
First edition of a standard book, reprinted regularly through the 1920s, with excellent provenance.
Price: $375.00 Free Domestic Delivery