Man Eaters Of Kumaon
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Man Eaters Of Kumaon

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TIGHT BINDING BOOK
8]m
UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
THE AUTHOR
MA-N-EAT'EftS
OF KUMAON
By
JIM
CORBETT
With an Introduction by
SIR
!OR
MAURICE HALLETT
OF THE UNITED PROVINCES, 1939-45
and a Prefatp by
LORD LINLITHtfbW
VICEROY OF INDIA, 1936-43
OXFORD UNIVERSITY
PRESS
Oxford University Press, Amen House, London E.C.j GLASGOW NEW YORK TORONTO MELBOURNE WELLINGTON BOMBAY CALCUTTA MADRAS KARACHI KUALA LUMPUR
CAPE TOWN
IBADAN
NAIROBI
ACCRA
Jim Corbett 1944
First published 1944 FIRST PUBLISHED IN THE CHAMPAK LIBRARY 1947,
Reprinted 1949, 1952,
PRINTED IN INDIA BY V. D. LIMAYE AT THE INDIA PRINTING WORKS, FORT, BOMBAY, AND PUBLISHED BY JOHN BROWN, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, OXFORD HOUSE, APOLLO BUNDER, BOMBAY 1
INTRODUCTION
np HESE jungle stories by Jim Corbett merit as much popularity
Books.
often
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Kipling's Jungle Books were fiction, based on great knowledge of jungle life; Corbett's stories are fact, and fact is
entrancing interest to all
the wild
life
JL
and as wide a
circulation as
These stories should prove of and girls who like exciting yarns; boys they should be of equal interest to all who take any interest in
stranger
than
fiction.
any genuine sportsman who wishes
of the jungle; they should prove of great value to to earn by his own efforts
the credit of shooting a tiger; they will be of interest even to the
so-called sportsman ...

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OF KUMAON
By
CORBETTJIM
With an Introduction by
SIR MAURICE HALLETT
!OR OF THE UNITED PROVINCES, 1939-45
and a Prefatp by
LORD LINLITHtfbW
VICEROY OF INDIA, 1936-43
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESSAmen LondonPress, House,Oxford University E.C.j
GLASGOW NEW YORK TORONTO MELBOURNE WELLINGTON
BOMBAY CALCUTTA MADRAS KARACHI KUALA LUMPUR
CAPE TOWN IBADAN NAIROBI ACCRA
CorbettJim 1944
First 1944published
FIRST PUBLISHED IN THE CHAMPAK LIBRARY 1947,
1949, 1952,Reprinted
PRINTED IN INDIA BY V. D. LIMAYE AT THE INDIA PRINTING WORKS,
AND PUBLISHED BYFORT, BOMBAY, BROWN,JOHN
1OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, OXFORD APOLLO BUNDER, BOMBAYHOUSE,INTRODUCTION
HESE stories Corbett merit as muchjungle by Jim popularitynp
circulation asJL and as wide a Rudyard Kipling's Jungle
Books. Books were based onfiction,Kipling's Jungle great
stories are and fact isof Corbett's fact,life;knowledge jungle
often than fiction. These stories should ofstranger prove
who likeinterest to all and exciting yarns;entrancing boys girls
inshould be of interest to all who take interestthey equal any
of value tothe wild life of the should greatjungle; they prove
who wishes to earn his own effortsany genuine sportsman by
will of interest even to thethe credit of a beshooting tiger; they
so-called feels some in a whenwhosportsman pride killing tiger
on aall that he has done is to fire from a safestraight position
machan or on the back of a staunch when all the hardelephant,
work involved in a to his death has been donebeating up tiger
others.by
Corbett's of his the man-eatersdescription campaign against
of the Kumaon Hills shows the that a successful shikariqualities
infinite ofneeds, physical strength, patience, great power
toobservation and not notice small but also topower only signs
draw the inference from those To these must beright signs.
added I will not make from the bookgreat courage. quotations
1
to this statement. Read book for willtheprove yourself; you
soon see the truth of these were exhibited Corbettit; qualities by
his inhimself, friends who him some of these cam-by helped
the whom he went to and hispaigns, by villagers protect, by
and faithful Robin.big-hearted companion
Corbett's name is a household word in Kumaon;Jim already
I that as a result of this bodk it still wider fame.willhope get
M. HALLETTG.