Title:Big Game Hunting in the Himalayas and Tibet
Author:Major G. Burrard
Publisher:Indian Publishers Distributors
Size:147 x 217 mm
Relatively few books have appeared during the last twenty years which are solely devoted to the Himalayas and Tibet; secondly, because none of these, contains any precise information which is likely to help the sportsman in his desire to find book fills up this lacuna.
"A comprehensive work on big game shooting in the region, Burrard includes advice on both stalking and still hunting. His detailed chapters include bear, burhel, goral, ibex, barasingh, leopard, markhor, urial, Ovis ammon, sambur, thar, and Tibetan antelope. Each chapter combines the natural history of the game, the terrain where it will be encountered, and the author’s own sporting adventures. As he notes, ‘In planning any expedition after big game which is to be a success, a knowledge of the general geography of the shooting grounds is essential”