The Plant Hunters

The Plant Hunters

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"[...]craft he is well skilled. A brave and cheerful youth is Caspar-foot-free and untiring-and Karl could not have found in all India a better assistant. But there is still another individual in the train of the plant-hunter-the guide, Ossaroo. It would take pages to describe Ossaroo; and he is worthy of a full description: but we shall leave him to be known by his deeds. Suffice it to say, that Ossaroo is a Hindoo of handsome proportions, with his swarth complexion, large beautiful eyes, and luxuriant black hair, which characterise his race. He is by caste a "shikarree," or hunter, and is not only so by hereditary descent, but he is one of the noted "mighty hunters" in the province to which he[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 313g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507720211
  • 9781507720219

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60 ratings
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4 40% (24)
3 23% (14)
2 8% (5)
1 2% (1)
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