1880's Rare Victorian Book - The Tiger Hunter by Captain Thomas Mayne Reid
Author : Captain Mayne Reid
Title : The Tiger Hunter.
Publisher : London, George Routledge and Sons, no date (circa 1880's).
Language : Text in English
Size : 7 " X 5 "
Pages : 370 pages
Binding : Very good original cloth binding with an attractive decorative panelling (hinges fine, slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, some foxing and staining a- as shown, Post Office Telegraphs bookplate).
Illustrations : Including a nice frontis and full page illustrations.
The book : Rare and very attractive edition of The Tiger Hunter by Captain Mayne Reid.
The Author : Thomas Mayne Reid (April 4, 1818 – October 22, 1883) was a Scots-Irish American novelist. Thomas Mayne Reid attended the American-Mexican War (1846-1848). His many works are about American life. In these works, the author described the colonial policy in the United States, the horrors of slave labor, and the lives of American Indians. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain action that takes place primarily in places including, but not limited to: the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica.
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