*scarce* Tiger Hunting, India-1963-shikar-true First Edition, Uncmn Dust Jacket For Sale
SHIKAR, by Khan Saheb Jamshed Butt- 1963- Robert Hale Limited, London- FIRST EDITION ('First published in Great Britain 1963' STATED with NO other dates or printings mentioned)- This is NOT an ex-library book and it is NOT a reprint edition- BINDING is original blue CLOTH HARDCOVER with titles in BRONZE on spine; binding and text are neat, clean and solid, VG with NO extraneous writings or bookplates. Just light wear, some spine lean and normal 'age-coloration' of outer text-block. The ORIGINAL illustrated UNCOMMON DUST JACKET has the publisher's price intact; generally neat, clean and bright, VG- in new archival protector. Just light edge-wear with a few minor 'chips' and light 'handling soil' back panel. There are NO major rips, tears or missing pieces. Overall, a nice, SOLID COLLECTOR COPY of a fairly UNCOMMON BIG GAME HUNTING in INDIA title... 'The AUTHOR started HUNTING in his EARLY CHILDHOOD, shooting his FIRST TIGER when only 16 and killing a MAN-EATER at 17. He spent 45 YEARS in the JUNGLES, living with the WILD ANIMALS, and studying their HABITS. The ABORIGINALS know him as a 'WIZARD OF HUNTING'... This book tells HOW, WHEN, and WHERE to SHOOT; how to SAVE oneself from a WOUNDED ANIMAL; and how to KILL a MAN-EATER... and contains information on BAIT for the TIGER, siting a MACHAN, and arranging the BEAT. Here is a DETAILED ACCOUNT of SHIKAR...' 187 pages ILLUSTRATED with UNCOMMON B&W PHOTOGRAPHS and MAP.
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