London: Provost & Co, 1871.
vi, [ii], 153,  pp.; chromolithgraphed frontispiece and 7 plates by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, with 2 pp. of publisher's Advertisements. 8vo. Publisher's maroon pictorial cloth gilt, rebacked. Czech, Asia, p. 43. Item #314717
With the final Ad leaf. "The Duke cruised to Africa and India aboard the H.M.S. Galatea, arriving in Ceylon in 1869, with Capper providing details of the experience. The author describes capturing elephants near Kandy, with some hunting taking place for pachyderms near the Mahavilla Ganga River. There are also vivid descriptions of stag hunting on the Bopatalawa Plains. The colored lithograph plates are striking" (Czech).
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