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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 138

    ARTHUR JOHN OSBORNE POLLOCK

    Price Realised  

    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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