Sale 19JJ02 | Lot 47

BRADLEY, JOHN A Narrative of Travel and Sport in Burmah, Siam, and the Malay Peninsula.

Catalogue: The Book Collection of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

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Lot 47
BRADLEY, JOHN A Narrative of Travel and Sport in Burmah, Siam, and the Malay Peninsula.
London: Samuel Tinsley, 1876. First edition. Late-19th century full pigskin stamped in gilt with supralibros of Henry Arthur Livingstone. 7 3/4 x 5 inches; vi, 338 pp.; headpieces, sectional titles. Spine darkened and worn with chips to spine ends, generally a bit rubbed, bookplate to front pastedown, offsetting to endpapers and bookplate from pigskin.
Henry Arthur Livingstone's copy, in his distinctive pigskin binding. Also with bookplate of Howard Gould, son of robber baron Jay Gould. "An interesting work combining travel, observation and big game hunting. Near the Sittang River in Burma, the author hunted numerous tigers, including an episode of tiger shooting related by his companion Captain Lacy. Near the River Thungyen, an elephant was bagged, with additional notes on hunting leopard, deer, and other game int he area. Buffalo, rhino, and more tiger were collected on the River Menaum. While in Malaya, he hunted elephant, deer, and antelope" (Czech). Czech, Asia, p. 30.


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Estimate: $200 - $400
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