256pp, large format, illustrated in b&w and some colour throughout. FIRST EDITION. VG++ in VG++ dust-jacket, not inscribed or price clipped, A reflection in photo and text of the scale of wildlife devastation in Kenya and Tanganyika-"What had been conceived of as a chronicle of courtship became a record of assault..." Sad but enthralling read about poaching and the slaughter of wild life in Kenya. Scarce. First Edition. T50.
256pp, large format, photos-&-text. FIRST EDITION. VG++ in VG++ dust-jacket, not inscribed or price clipped, A reflection in photo and text of the scale of wildlife devastation in Kenya and Tanganyika-"What had been conceived of as a chronicle of courtship became a record of assault..." Sad but enthralling read about poaching and the slaughter of wild life in Kenya. Scarce. First Edition. T50.
Near fine in original cloth and a bright very good pictorial dust jacket with light edgewear and one small chip at the top of the rear panel. Roth 101 title. A nice copy of a great book. Tall quarto. 256 pages. Profusely illustrated in black and white and color.
Near Fine in Very Good jacket. 256 pages. 8-1/4 by 11-1/4 inches. Author's first book. 'Researched, photographed, and compiled over 20 years, Peter Beard's End of the Game tells the tale of the explorers, missionaries, and big-game hunters whose quests for adventure and 'progress' were to change the face of Africa in the 19th and 20th century'--author's website. An important work on Africa and noted for Beard's photography. First edition (first printing). Some spotting to top edge and endpapers, else a near fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket that is chipped on the cover and spine head, and repaired on the verso with scotch tape, thus very good. A large, heavy book.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. First printing of first edition. Very Good in a Very Good Minus dust jacket. Unmarked copy with two very small stains to page fore-edge. Jacket has a little edge-wear, including three short tears (of one inch or less). Original $12.95 price intact on front flap.
Beard, Peter. Very good(+) in very good(-) jacket. Text and photos by Beard. Illustrated with many handsomely printed photogravure plates and figures, along with some others in color. 256 pages. 4to, gilt-lettered gray cloth, pictorial d.w. (edgeworn and with a few chips). New York: Viking Press, (1965). First American edition of the author's first photo book. Ownership inscription on front endpaper, still a very good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
First edition. Hardcover. A masterful book that documents the grim changes Africa was undergoing with text, drawings and photographs by Beard who was essentially bearing witness to the destruction and carnage that man was imposing on the wildlife in Africa. A very near fine copy in a close to near fine dust jacket with a faint vertical scratch to the front panel and some other minute wear. A very bright copy of this classic which sadly still seems very relevant today. (Roth 170-171)
New York: Viking. 1965. (First edition). Large quarto. Gilt titled cream cloth. Edges are faintly tanned as usual else fine in dustjacket with a small chip to the top lefthand corner of the dustjacket front panel and a sliver lacking at the head else near fine. A spectacular copy of the first edition of this classic Peter Beard book, uncommon in dustjacket, especially in this gorgeous condition. Both written and photographed by Peter Beard. Reproductions in gorgeous gravure. A great and now classic book.
Very Good. Author inscribed "best wishes and regards" and signed in crayon this is the special hardcover edition for an ICP benefit. clean tight and unmarked no jacket as issued exhibiting sunfaded spine. Rhino Photo and additional ICP material laid in. oversized and overweight. Please email for photos.
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