GIR, Sri Mohant Jai Ram.

Rules on Shooting,

£2,500

Rules on Shooting,
or Useful Instruction on Shooting, Vol. I [all published].
Allahabad, Railway Service Press, 1885.

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Description

Rare. ‘With a text written in Hindi and English, this how-to guide for beginning sportsmen to arrange driven tiger shoots was probably written for sportsmen of the wealthy Indian upper caste. Instructions include the arrangement of the drive, shooting from a howdah and from a machan, with additional information on securing trophies. A quite scarce work’ (Czech).

Description

First edition. 8vo., [52] pp., 13 lithograph plates, publisher’s printed blue paper wrappers, spine defective, some light wear to extremities of upper cover, an excellent example.

Bibliography

Czech, Asia, p. 86.

 

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