Big Cats: Kings of the Jungle in Fact and Fiction. Frances Brentano, W. Adolphe Roberts, Intro., Martin Armstrong, Honore de Balzac, Phyllis Bottome, W. S. Chadwick, Hugh Clifford, Courtney Ryley Cooper, Jim Corbett, Andre Demaison, Alan Devoe, J. Frank Dobie, Julian Duguid, John Eyton, Lewis R. Freeman, John Galsworthy, Jacques Le Clercq, Ruth Manning-Sanders, Edwin Markham, Don Marquis, Edison Marshall, H. H. Murno, Saki, J. H. Patterson, Llewellyn Powys, Dorothy Quick, Charles G. D. Roberts, Theodore Roosevelt, Vita Sackville-West, Edgar Saltus, Herbert Ravenel Sass, Samuel Scoville, Pearl Andelson Sherry, Emma-Lindsay Squier, George Sterling, W. J. Turner.

Big Cats: Kings of the Jungle in Fact and Fiction

Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1949.

First American Edition. Hardcover. 8 1/4" X 5 5/8". xiv, 306pp. Moderate wear to unclipped dust jacket, with 3 /4" X 1 3/8" loss to head of spine, small open tears to extremities, scattered rubbing, and light dust soiling. Pencilled note to front flap. Green cloth over boards, with spine lettered and ruled in gilt. Light edgewear and scattered rubbing to binding, corners sharp. Foxing to edges of text block. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A quite handsome first edition of this collection of stories and true adventures starring leopards, lions, lynx, tigers, and more by such authors as Jim Corbett, Theodore Roosevelt, and Vita Sackville-West. Very good + / good. Item #3225

Price: $45.00