1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,750
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
ARTHUR JOHN OSBORNE POLLOCK
Sporting Days in Southern India. London: Horace Cox, 1894. Large 8° (246 x 172mm), half-title, half-tone frontispiece and 19 plates, illustrations (occasional light spotting), original green pictorial cloth gilt (extremities rubbed, some light staining). Provenance: J. Wothwell (early signature on title). FIRST EDITION.
With 18 other works on big game hunting in 23 volumes, including Roualeyn Gordon Cumming's Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Interior of South Africa, 1850, 2 vols; S.W. Baker's Five Years Wanderings in Ceylon, 1855 (lacks front free endpaper); and J.T. Newall's The Eastern Hunters, 1866. (24)
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