TENT LIFE IN TIGERLAND, The Hon. James Inglis.
TENT LIFE IN TIGERLAND,
TENT LIFE IN TIGERLAND,

TENT LIFE IN TIGERLAND,

with which is incorporated Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier, being twelve years' sporting reminiscences of a pioneer planter in an Indian frontier district. Pp. xxiv+690, 22 chromolithographic plates with tissue guards, 3 text illustrations; med. 8vo; rebound in qr. maroon morocco, spine lettered and decorated in gilt between raised bands, maroon cloth boards, t.e.g.; later marbled endpapers; binder's ticker at foot of final blank, with portions of the original pictorial green cloth mounted on the pastedowns and the original gilt lettered and decorated spine bound in at end, later tissue guard to frontispiece, short split to fore-edge margin pp. 485/6, occasional faint soiling; Sampson Low, Marston, and Company, London, 1892. First U.K. edition. *Two works in one volume, first published thus by A. Hutchinson & Son, Sydney, in 1888 [see F. 10775-6]. The second work, Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier... by 'Maori' was originally published by Macmillan in 1878. James Inglis (1845-1908), author, merchant and politician, was born in Scotland. After a brief time in New Zealand, he became an indigo planter in India, where he published sporting verses under the pseudonym 'Maori'. In 1877 he left Calcutta, commissioned by the Allahabad Pioneer Mail to write about the Australian colonies (later published by Macmillan in 1880 as Our Australian Cousins). After settling in Australia, Inglis edited the Newcastle Morning Herald, was secretary of the Australasian Accident Assurance Association, and founder, president and trustee of the Commercial Travellers' Association of New South Wales. He was returned to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for New England in 1885 and was Minister of Public Instruction in the Parkes government for two years. Item #152074

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