Life with an Indian Prince: Journals of John J. Craighead, Frank C. Craighead, Jr., August 6, 1940 to April 11, 1941, Subscriber’s edition limited to 1200 numbered copies

By Craighead, Frank C. and Craighead, John J.

SKU# 17035

$ 95.00

Pp. xx, 277; 100+ color photos, numerous black-and-white photographs.  Publisher’s original one-quarter brown cloth, lettered in gilt, over dark green cloth boards, blind-stamped and lettered in gilt on the front cover, original clear plastic dust jacket protector, oblong 4to (312 x 230 mm; 12 1/4 x 9 1/8 inches).  This is the subscriber’s edition limited to 1200 numbered copies, initialed by the senior author, this being copy no. 691.  Laid in at front is the original facsimile letter from S. Kent Carnie that was issued with the book as well as the original color brochure announcing the volume’s publication.  This fine limited edition documents the story of the Craighead brothers' visit with the Maharaja of Bhavnagar in the Kathiawar States in 1940-41.  This work includes much information about the trapping and training falcons and well as the brother’s adventures hunting Indian lions, man-eating tigers and wild boar.  No ownerships marks and no signs of use.  This is volume 2 in the Heritage Publication series.

Publisher Archives of American Falconry
Publisher Place Boise, Idaho
Date Published 2001
Date Published Estimated No
Edition Limited edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine (new) copy in a fine clear dust jacket.
ISBN 0-9619839-2-2
Limited Edition Subscriber’s edition limited to 1200 numbered copies