The ibex of Sha-Ping and other Himalayan studies. L. B. Rundall.
The ibex of Sha-Ping and other Himalayan studies.
The ibex of Sha-Ping and other Himalayan studies.
The ibex of Sha-Ping and other Himalayan studies.

The ibex of Sha-Ping and other Himalayan studies.

London: Macmillan, 1915. First edition, large 8vo, pp. xiv, 151, [1]; 15 tipped-in plates reproducing watercolors by the author, as well as numerous small pen and ink sketches by him in the margins; a good, sound copy in original green cloth decorated in gilt on the cover and spine, the spine a bit dull. Inscribed, "For Grandmamma with Montie & Rosie's dear love. In memory of their darling boy, the author. E'en as he trod that day to God, so walked he from his birth, In simpleness & gentleness, & honour & clean mirth. (Kipling) October 2nd, 1915." Rundall was killed in action in 1914 (in the same battle that took his brother as well). The book is a series of stories of hunting adventure, told from both the hunter's point of view and the hunted. Item #22122

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