The Duke of Edinburgh in Ceylon. A Book of Elephant and Elk Sport. John Carper.
The Duke of Edinburgh in Ceylon. A Book of Elephant and Elk Sport
The Duke of Edinburgh in Ceylon. A Book of Elephant and Elk Sport
The Duke of Edinburgh in Ceylon. A Book of Elephant and Elk Sport
The Duke of Edinburgh in Ceylon. A Book of Elephant and Elk Sport
The Duke of Edinburgh in Ceylon. A Book of Elephant and Elk Sport
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The Duke of Edinburgh in Ceylon. A Book of Elephant and Elk Sport.

London: Provost & Co, 1871.

vi, [ii], 153, [3] 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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