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Glimpses of the Wild: An Observor's Notes and Anecdotes on the Wild Life of Assam
London: H.F & G. Witherby, 1936 179 pp with11 B&W plates and one color plate frontis. Text is clean, tight and unmarked with foxing to first and last few pages. One plate detatched but present. Green cloth boards are rubbed at extremities with small loss of material, faded along spine. Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Stotesbury Wood (1865 -1950?) of the British Indian Medical Service spent much of his life in charge of war hospitals in the British colonies. He and his wife made a home in the Cachar Hills of Assam and the couple shared the dangers and excitement of big game hunting in India. He wrote three books, the first on hunting in India "Shikar Memories" published in 1934; the second this detailed account of the animals and birds of India, "Glimpses of the Wild" published in 1936; and finally his memoirs "Milestones of Memory: a Plain Tale of Service, Sport and Travel in the East and West" published in 1950.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
      [Bookseller: Catron Grant Books]
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