A Sporting Trip through India.

HARRISON James J. (1892.)

£1250.00  [First Edition]

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First edition. Frontispiece & 11 plates. 8vo. Publisher's decorative maroon cloth, spine & lower board gilt, lightly sunned. [iv], 163, [1]pp. Beverley, F. Hall, "Independent Office",

A handsome copy of Harrison's account of a hunting trip through the Central Provinces of India and Sri Lanka, where he caught pigs, elephants, deer and tigers. The author is observant and includes his notes on agriculture and local practices.


"A rather scarce work with some quite good photos of the author and his trophies" (Czech). Harrison states in the introduction that the photographs are his own.


He returned home via Penang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Nagasaki, Vancouver, the Rockies, Banff, Niagara and New York.


OCLC locates 5 copies at Yale, Kent State, USC, BL and York. There are just 3 copies listed at auction.


Czech Asia, 100 (incorrectly listing 10 plates).

Stock Code: 244615

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