London: Henry S. King & Co, 1877.
second edition. frontispiece, in-text illustrations, half-title, publisher's Advertisements. xxiv, 380 pp. Small 4tp. Bound in contemporary full gilt-ruled plum leather, the smooth spine in five compartments, gilt-lettered in one and decorated in the rest. Bookplate. About fine Czech, Asia, pp. 20-21. Item #314658
"A classic work on Indian sport, this book includes numerous hunting vignettes. Baldwin recounts hunts for tiger in the Nepal Terai, Assam, and Mirzapore region, with additional sporting episodes after panther, bera, buffalo, boar, sambur, cheetal, and various other deer species. There is also note of mountain game such as Ovis ammon, serow, goral, and thar. About one-third of this tome examines India's sporting bird species" (Czech).
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