Sale 20JJ02 | Lot 34

[BIG GAME HUNTING] BANKS, HOWARD H.[ENRY]. Group of four works.

Catalogue: Travel, Natural History, Americana and Sporting Books
[BIG GAME HUNTING]  BANKS, HOWARD H.[ENRY]. Group of four works.

Lot Details

Lot 34
[BIG GAME HUNTING] BANKS, HOWARD H.[ENRY]. Group of four works.
Includes A shooting trip to Ulu Pahang [1923]; A trip after Elephant. Selangor M.F. States 1918; A trip after elephants Negri Sembila 1919; and Sport in Malaya. A tiger hunt [1923]. Likely unpublished, or produced for private circulation. Modern cloth. Each 10 1/4 x 8 inches (26 x 20 cm); 46 ff.; 10 ff.; 16 ff; 10 ff., typescript on rectos only; each with original photographs mounted in the text, approximately 30 in all. About fine.
Brown, a noted Shikari in the Malay States region, was a friend of the well-known hunter Theodore Hubback, and contributed to his 1924 Big-game shooting. With an article on "The tiger", and Hubback is mentioned in the text of the first work here, which also contains a copy of Bank's obituary from the Straits Times. These works may have been lecture notes by Banks.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $5,125 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact and Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. Please contact the specialist department to request further information or additional images that may be available.

No condition report? Click here to request one.

Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $5,125 (includes buyer's premium)

Ask the Specialist
Catalogue Info

Travel, Natural History, Americana and Sporting Books

Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 10am EDT