Jim Corbett (1875 1955) was born in Naini Tal and spent most of his life in the hills of Kumaon. He is considered a hero for keeping the forested area intact and tracking and killing maneating leopards. Jim Corbett of Kumaon, the first extended biography of the great man, was originally published in 1979 and remains an important and pioneering source book. It evokes Corbett s life and world with unrivalled knowledge and authenticity, perhaps because the author too belonged to the mountains of Kumaon and Garhwal so loved by Corbett. Jim Corbett of Kumaon has been a great favourite of Corbett fans for many years. This revised edition will be widely welcomed by a new generation of readers.