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RICE, William.
Tiger Shooting in India - Being an account of hunting experiences on foot in Rajpootna during the hot season from 1850 to 1854.

Published
London & Bombay: Smith Elder & Co, Smith Taylor & Co, 1857.
References
Abbey Travel 484.
Plates
12
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
London & Bombay: Smith Elder & Co, Smith Taylor & Co, 1857.
Ref
65

ONLY EDITION. Large 8vo. Illustrated with 12 excellent chromolithograph plates from sketches by the author. 219 pp. Contemporary brown half morocco, raised bands to spine and gilt lettering. Hinges spine and extremities rubbed. Internal: Tight and Complete. Some light foxing. Bookplate of 'Alexander McGrigor' to front pastedown. Remnants of erased library stamps to free endpaper and title.xviii; list of plates. Coloured plates in order: 1. Frontispiece. Our Camp. 2. Tiger killed by a chance shot near 'Maidah'. 3. Bringing home the Jaat 'Man-Eater' in triumph. 4. Jaat Panther charging. 5. Order of procession following up a wounded Tiger. 6. Panic at 'Deypoora'. 7. Slaughtering a gigantic Bear. 8. Booj Tiger. 9. Elliot being seized. 10. Finding the 'Oomurchee' Tiger. 11. Murdering the 'Lohareea' Tigress. 12. Last Tiger seen.