Sale 18BP02 | Lot 434

[BIG GAME HUNTING] [R.G.G?] On Grassy Plains. March 1936.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
[BIG GAME HUNTING]  [R.G.G?] On Grassy Plains. March 1936.

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Lot 434
[BIG GAME HUNTING] [R.G.G?] On Grassy Plains. March 1936.
Assam?: self-published, 1936? Period cloth, leather spine label, Carbon typescript with mounted photographs, hand-captioned. 11 x 8 3/8 inches (28 x 21 cm); [2], 31, [9] pp.; 36 mounted photographs on gray card mounts. Covers somewhat damp-stained. The author has tipped-in a presentation copy note on Williamson, Magor & co. stationery (a tea company) to the Elm Tree Hostel, to whom the work is dedicated.
An account of hunting on the plains of Assam, during which a gaur with a record or near-record head was shot, along with hog deer etc., all hunted from elephant. The authorial inscription is dated 24th June, 1936, but the name of the author has proven extraordinarily difficult to decipher.

C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $687 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $687 (includes buyer's premium)

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