1883 Rifle Hound Ceylon Samuel Baker Hunting Gun
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-09-01)
Price : US $38.28
The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon by Sir Samuel Baker. Published in 1883 by J. B. Lippincott & Co. of Philadelphia. A fascinating account of hunting elephant, elk, buffalo, crocodile, etc. on the island of Ceylon, which is now Sri Lanka. The author hunts elk with dogs and a knife. He also shoots elephant and buffalo with a muzzle-loading rifle and a 4 oz. projectile!!! This book is in very good condition with a few smudges on the covers and a bit of wear at spine tips. Internally 305 clean pages with light even age toning a section of adds at the end. Former owners signature to prelims. Hinges are strong with paper just begining to crack. Thanks for looking and please check my other listings for more great hunting and exploration books. I combine shipping.
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