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This lamp was of German make and was called a petromax. It gave a brilliant
light but, with its long body and longer handle, was not designed to be used as a
lantern in a jungle. I am a little taller than Ibbotson, and suggested that I should ...
These consisted of food, and drink — in the way of tea — our old friend the
petromax lamp — which on this occasion I decided I would carry myself, if the
necessity arose — two spare rifles and ammunition, my fishing-reel, a liberal
supply of ...
Ibbotson is an expert with all makes of lamps and in a very short time he had the
petromax lit and pumped up, and throwing our doubts to the winds — for even
Ibbotson was by now beginning to suspect the silence — we set off over the
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CeiliOkeefe - LibraryThing
A classic tale from the northern edge of India set in 1925 and told with poetic simplicity by a very brave, humane and observant man. I first read this book as a teenager and have reread it many times ... Read full review
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Jim Corbett's second book, following his classic Man Eaters of Kummaon. In the first book, each chapter is a self-contained unit, concerning 1 tiger and Corbett's story how he hunted and killed it ... Read full review