Superb Game Register 1922 - 1968 for English and overseas shooting, including Pakistan, India, Egypt and Cyprus. A fine quality diary produced by Thacker & Co Ltd, Bombay in luxury red leather with marbled end papers.
Small game registered at front of book, large game registered at rear of book - fascinating entries for all manner of game.
1922 - 1927 in and around Gilgit, Sonikot, Eskawar, Bagu, Jallipur, Goonah hunting chikor partridges, duck , hares, quail including men sacked for shooting ‘bandahurst’.
From 1927, Elmley Castle, Worcestershire, Castle Leod, with mentions of Overbury Court and Wick, Throqmorton, Ashchurch, Kimerton, Ashton under Hill, Wooton Wawen, Bredon, Tewkesbury, Leominster.
Mentions myxomatosis outbreak in 16 Oct 1954 at Tewkesbury, Foot & Mouth 18 November 1967 at Westmancote.
1927 - 1968 Lakatigga (Afghanistan border), Kurran, Chapri Patti, Karachi, New Delhi, Cyprus, Egypt. Owner possibly lived at Stone House, Westmancote, Bredon, near Tewkesbury
Large game 1922 - 1935 entries include a Panther measuring 7 foot 7 inches in length, brown bears, markhor, Ibex, Shapo, Spotted deer.
A fascinating social account detailing British and Colonial sport.
L: 34cm W: 21cm
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