Tigers, Gold And Witch-doctors..
Bound in original cloth with black titles in dust wrapper, which has strip torn from top affecting title and lesser damage to head and tail of spine. A little spotting of edges and title pages but otherwise a very good copy.
John Lane The Bodley Head Limited.,
Large 8vo. 6.25 x 8.75 inches. 341 pp.
Illustrated by 15 ages of photographic plates, including frontispiece.
'I am going to tell you about the biggest tigers in the world, and gold that vanishes, and witch-doctors who dance in a frenzy at the dead of night, wearing a robe decorated with fifty pounds of old iron...and other things that I found out in the course of my wanderings in Siberia'' Account of his travel experiences by George Bassett Digby (1888-1962), Siberian traveller and mammoth hunter.
[Stock No. 23538]