Title:The Wild Life of India
Author:E. P. Gee
Cover:Hard Back With Dust Jacket
Remarks:B&W and Colour Photographs, Appendix, lossary, Bibliography and Index. Foreword by Jawaharlal Nehru. Fine. Dust jacket, rubbed, worn and chipped on edges and spine, Sightly foxed and marks on back endpapers. Otherwise the book can be taken as new.
Size:154 x 228 mm
The book is about the author's travels, the people he met and the animals he saw. Up close. The majestic gaurs of Bandipur. The charging rhinos of Kaziranga. The impressive elephant herds of Periyar. The unforgettable lions of Gir. The schools of barasinghas at Kanha. The golden langurs that he did not discover! The wild asses he chased in the Rann in open jeep. Of his many pets some of which ended up as celebrities in international zoos.The first 'modern' conservation oriented book on the wildlife of India