Rowland Ward. 1900 London, 1st edn, 416pp, 9 hand-colored plates, limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by Rowland Ward, small folio. A near fine copy in original binding, no fading what so ever. We have not seen a better copy in 10-15 years. Item #001716
This is the fourth volume in the famous Lydekker and Bryden series covering all the game animals of the world. Describes all the game of the Indian subcontinent, plus the animals of Tibet and Burma. Written by Richard Lydekker and some of the most famous names in turn-of-the-century hunting: H.C.V. Hunter, C.W.A. Bruce, Major C.S. Cumberland, Lieut-Col L.L. Fenton and G.R. Radmore. Unlike the other books in this series this volume has significant hunting contents besides natural history. Magnificent work that you will cherish for decades to come.