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Hunt, William Shapter, Captain
BROWN'S SPORTING TOUR IN INDIA: A PICTORIAL JOURNAL OF THAT DISTINGUISHED SPORTSMAN'S DOINGS IN THE EAST. LONDON: J. HOGARTH, 1865
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Hunt, William Shapter, Captain
BROWN'S SPORTING TOUR IN INDIA: A PICTORIAL JOURNAL OF THAT DISTINGUISHED SPORTSMAN'S DOINGS IN THE EAST. LONDON: J. HOGARTH, 1865
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 3,500 USD
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Hunt, William Shapter, Captain
BROWN'S SPORTING TOUR IN INDIA: A PICTORIAL JOURNAL OF THAT DISTINGUISHED SPORTSMAN'S DOINGS IN THE EAST. LONDON: J. HOGARTH, 1865
Oblong folio (8 3/8 x 12 5/8 in.; 212 x 322 mm). Initial dedication leaf, additional handcolored engraved title-page, and 40 handcolored engraved plates after and by Hunt; scattered staining, a few marginal repairs. Publisher's pebbled red cloth gilt (Edmonds & Remnants ticket), yellow endpapers, gilt edges; recased with repair to spine, corners worn.
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Literature

Schwerdt I:257 

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITION of "an amusing series of well-coloured Indian sporting pictures" (Schwerdt) satirizing in narrative form the misadventures of a newcomer to India. Captain Hunt dedicated the work to "my old friends and comrades in India."

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