Cloth unevenly faded and with small tear on spine, contemporary owner's names in ink to front paste-down, large plain paper label to rear paste-down, browning to edges and end-papers but still a good-plus example of a very scarce privately published book. Large 8vo (170 x 251mm). Blue cloth, spine titled in gilt. Pictures show the actual copy being offered for sale.
Published by the author whilst in India and intended for private circulation only, this book has become very scarce. Colonel Cunningham gives detailed advice on the practicalities of big game hunting in India with particularly good sections on rifles and calibres. Various chapters cover almost all of the big game animals to be found in India including tiger and leopard, bear, canine, deer and antelope, wild boar, elephant, rhinoceros, wild sheep, goats and more.
Contents include:- Weapons for big-game shooting; General methods of hunting; The tiger; The leopard and other felidae; The bear, and canine families; The heavy thick-skinned game animals; The wild sheep, and goats; The antelope family; The deer family; The rodents and miscellaneous; Appendix: Bibliography of good books on shooting, and allied subjects; Index. The item "Indian Shikar Notes Big Game Colonel AH Cunningham scarce big game hunting book" is in sale since Sunday, August 30, 2020.
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