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Man Eaters of Kumaon

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Corbett was an author of great renown. His books on the man-eating tigers he once tracked are not only established classics, but have by themselves created almost a separate literary genre. Man Eaters of Kumaon is the best known of Corbett's books, one which offers ten fascinating and spine-tingling tales of pursuing and shooting tigers in the Indian Himalayas during the early years of this century. The stories also offer first-hand information about the exotic flora, fauna, and village life in this obscure and treacherous region of India, making it as interesting a travelogue as it is a compelling look at a bygone era of big-game hunting. This is a second edition. Condition a little knocked on the corners. Small handwritten name on inside cover.

Item details

Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
12.5cms x 19cms
Edition:
1947
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
212
Publisher:
OUP

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Corbett was an author of great renown. His books on the man-eating tigers he once tracked are not only established classics, but have by themselves created almost a separate literary genre. Man Eaters of Kumaon is the best known of Corbett's books, one which offers ten fascinating and spine-tingling tales of pursuing and shooting tigers in the Indian Himalayas during the early years of this century. The stories also offer first-hand information about the exotic flora, fauna, and village life in this obscure and treacherous region of India, making it as interesting a travelogue as it is a compelling look at a bygone era of big-game hunting. This is a second edition. Condition a little knocked on the corners. Small handwritten name on inside cover.

Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
12.5cms x 19cms
Edition:
1947
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
212
Publisher:
OUP

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