BAKER, Samuel W. The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon. Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1873.
8vo. Original green cloth lettered and ornamented in gilt and black; pp. 305, [6, advertisements], frontispiece, additional wood-engraved title and 4 plates; a very good copy.
American edition of a big game classic of shooting elephant and sambar deer in Sri Lanka, with some ethnographic information on the country. The book had appeared first in 1854 in London, and remained in print on either side of the Atlantic for some four decades.