While in the hill country in Kashmir and Tibet he hunted bear, shapoo, antelope, and ibex but was unlucky in his pursuit of markhor. In 1908, he trekked to Burma, hunting gaur and tsaine near Katha on the Irrawaddy river, though he suffered from leech bites. While in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia two years later Pigot bagged Ovis ammon. In eastern Siberia near the Amur River, he trailed a tiger for three days, but failed to bag the big feline.
In 1923 he journeyed to the Tian Shan range collecting ibex and wapiti near the Kok Su Valley. Continuing into the Pamirs, he bagged trophy Ovis poli.This is an excellent work of sporting adventures in many exotic venues. Czech, Bibliography of Asian Big Game Hunting Books. Also has chapters on shooting in Europe, New Zealand, Canada, and a brief chapter on Sudan.
CONTENTS BIG GAME HUNTING AND BIG GAME SHOOTING TRANSPORT, CLOTHING AND CAMP KIT RIFLES TAXIDERMY ELK SHOOTING IN NORWAY SARDINIA SUAKIM JUNGLE SHOOTING IN INDIA HILL SHOOTING IN INDIA BURMA THE ALTAI MOUNTAINS OF MONGOLIA SIAM EASTERN SIBERIA NEWFOUNDLAND THE TIAN SHAN MOUNTAINS OF CHINESE TURKESTAN THE TARIM RIVER THE PAMIRS NEW ZEALAND. Very good + condition, the book appears to have been professionally recased, with a short split to the cloth at the head of the spine repaired, cloth faded on the spine, some foxing mainly to page edges, otherwise clean and tidy, binding firm, all plates present. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "25 YEARS BIG GAME HUNTING Pigot 1928 India Tibet Mongolia Burma Siberia Pamirs" is in sale since Sunday, January 24, 2021.
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