This is vintage Jim Corbett from the Press archives; from writings on man-eaters, nature, and his beloved Kumaon, personal letters, and articles written from newspaper and gazettes by his contermpooraries to letters exchanged between Corbett and his publisher showcasting the development of his bestselling books. Together they reflect Corbett’s complete empathy with the people of Kumaon, his great understanding of wildlife, and his deep thinking on conservation and the need to protect the tiger and its future.
Including evocative line drawings and with a plate section devoted to rare archival photographs, this book will appeal to all admirers of Jim Corbett, the man and the writer.
Jim Corbett (1875 – 1955) well knwon hunter, naturalist, and conservationist, is the author of several acclaied classics, including Man-Eaters of Kumaon (1944). The Man Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag (1948, and My India (1952).