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To and Fro.

Philadelphia: Wm. F. Fell Company, 1908.

First edition. 20 photographic plates. 106pp. 1 vols. 8vo. PRESENTATION COPY. Blue cloth pictorial cloth, gilt. Extremities lightly rubbed. Very good. Not in Czech. Item #319313

Inscribed by the author on front pastedown to Dr A.D. Whiting, almost certainly the instructor in surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.

Chapters include "A Peruvian Bull-Fight", "The Matterhorn", "Over the Chilkoot Pass in 1898", and "A Week's Shoot in Oudh" (at pp. 96-106).

Apropros the week spent shooting in Oudh, Warren's host, Lucri Sahib, plenipotentiary of the prince, lamented "I'm sorry that I can't promise you a tiger. They are very scarce in my district and I have not seen one for over a year; but there are plenty of birds, nylghai, deer, pig and panther, so we shall have plenty of sport." Indeed they did, travelling north from Balrampur by four-horsed carriage they spent the following days bagging snipe, deer, pigs, nylghai, leopard, stags and a jackal - but alas no tigers. Warren's shooting adventure is augmented with four images, depicting a hunting elephant, the party atop an elephant, flying game and beaters closing in.

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