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FORSYTH, J., Captain. The highlands of central india: Notes on their Forests and Wild Tribes, Natural History and Sports.

London. Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1919.
8vo. xi, [1], 387pp, [1]. With an illustrated frontispiece, five plates, 11 illustrations in the text, and a folding map. Original publisher's blind-stamped red cloth, lettered in black. Rubbed, marked, and sunned. Occasional spotting.
James Forsyth's (1838 1871) authoritative guide and general history to the highlands of India. First printed in 1871, the book contains material on aboriginal tribes, big game hunting, tigers, elephants, and forestry. The appendices include a vocabulary of useful terms in the local hindi, gond, and korkoo languages; and directions for the preservation of the skins and other trophies of animals in the field. Forsyth served with the British Army, and was Acting Conservator of Forests, Central Provinces of India; then Deputy Commissioner of Nimar.
£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 22037