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A NATURAL HISTORY
MAMMALIA OF INDIA,
BURMAH AND CEYLON. By R. A. STERNDALE, F.R.G.S., F.Z S., etc.,
author of "seonee," " the denizens of the jungle," "the afghan knife," etc.
WITH 170 ILLUSTRATIONS BY THE AUTHOR AND OTHERS.
The geographical limits of the present work have been extended to all territories likely to be reached by the sportsman from India. It is copiously illustrated, not only by the author himself, but by careful selections made by him from the works of well-known artists.
" Itisthe very modelofwhatapopular natural history should be. "aKnowledge.
"An amusing work with good illustrations."aNature.
" Full of accurate observation, brightly told."aSaturday Review.
"The results of a close and sympathetic observation."aAthenum.
" It has the brevity which is the soul of wit, and a delicacy of allusion which charms the literary critic."aAcademy.
" The notices of each animal are, as a rule, short, though on some of the larger mammalsathe lion, tiger, pard, boar, etc.,aample and interesting details are given, including occasional anecdotes of adventure. The book will, no doubt, be specially useful to the sportsman, and, indeed, has been extended so as to include all territories likely to be reached by the sportsman from India. Those who desire to obtain some general information, popularly conveyed, on the subject with which the book deals, will, we believe, find it useful."aThe Times.
" Has contrived to hit a happy mean between the stiff scientific treatise and the bosh of what may be called anecdotal zoology."aThe Daily News.
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