Sale 20JJ01 | Lot 180

J. W. W. [=WRAY, J. W.] Reminiscences of a Single Rifle and Spear.

Catalogue: Sporting & Travel Books From the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson
J. W. W. [=WRAY, J. W.]  Reminiscences of a Single Rifle and Spear.

Lot Details

Lot 180
J. W. W. [=WRAY, J. W.] Reminiscences of a Single Rifle and Spear.
Kolhapur: Printed at the State Press, 1898. First edition. Publisher's printed wrappers. 8 1/8 x 5 1/4 inches; 39 pp. Wrappers toned and edgeworn with some pale foxing or staining, occasional minor creasing.
Very rare; only one copy listed in WorldCat. "A rare, little work detailing the author's hunts after tiger in India's Western Ghats, bear hunting at night, pig sticking and hunting wolves. There are also two chapters on using buffalo to beat a tiger out of its lair" (Czech). Czech, Asia, p. 112.


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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $1,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $400 - $600
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Sporting & Travel Books From the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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