Blang, My Tiger – V. W. Ryves (1935)

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Blang, My Tiger – V. W. Ryves (1935)

S$78.00

The true story of a man who keeps a pet tiger cub in Malaya.

Title: Blang, My Tiger

Author: V. W. Ryves

Publisher: Arrowsmith, 1935. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Fair. Some fading, and very slight fraying, to covers. Small Kelly & Walsh Singapore sticker to endpaper. Moderate foxing. With numerous photographic plates. 127pp., app 7″ by 4.5″.

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The account of a Deputy Game Warden in Negri Sembilan, Federated Malay States, who found himself having to care for and raise a tiger cub. In this book, he details the experience of having a pet tiger cub, who he names Blang. He recalls anecdotes and experiences of his life with Blang, and documents Blang’s behaviour and activities. An entertaining and heart-warming read.