CORBETT, JIM Man-Eaters of Kumaon.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1946. First American edition. Publisher's cloth in dust jacket, map endpapers. 8 x 5 1/4 inches; xix, 235 pp.; plates, vignette double-page title page. Jacket edgeworn with small losses to extremities and old tape repairs, cloth tips lightly bumped, interior clean.
"Perhaps the most famous tiger hunting book in print, this work went through numerous editions in several languages, and continues to be popular today. Corbett describes his hunts after the Champwat man-eater, the Chowgargh tigers, the Powalgargh tiger, and other adventures" (Czech, Asia, p. 51).
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