Very Good+ in Very Good+ jacket. First U.S. edition, hardcover, slight lean, light toning to page edges, otherwise a VG+ copy in like dustjacket which has a little wear to the spine ends and a couple of light scratches to the rear panel.
Good. International Center of Photography, 1977. Signed on page opposite half-title page. "Special edition commemorating the exhibition at the International Center of Photography, New York City, November/December 1977." Gray clothbound hardcover in good condition. Moderately rubbed exterior with some discoloration on spine and edges. Binding is tight. Pages are lightly age-toned. Black and white images throughout.
Very Good. Hardcover. 4to. Doubleday and Co/International Center for Photography. 1977. Illustrated with Black and White Plates. Special Edition. Signed by Peter Beard in orange crayon to the reverse of the FFEP. Bound in grey/blue cloth boards with blindstamped title present to the front board. Boards have light shelf-wear present to the extremities (light sunning present to the spine). No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. Researched, photographed, and compiled over 20 years, Peter Beard's End of the Game tells the tale of the enterprisers, explorers, missionaries, and big-game hunters whose quests for adventure and "progress" were to change the face of Africa in the 20th century. Shot in the 1960s and '70s in the Tsavo lowlands during the elephant-habitat crisis and then in Uganda parks, Beard's studies of elephant and hippo population dynamics document the inevitable overpopulation and starvation of tens of thousands of elephants and rhinos. EB; 4to 11"-13" tall; Signed by Author.
Peter Beard. Very good. 280 pages. Square 4to, gray cloth with title embossed on cover but spine un-lettered, issued without dust wrapper. New York: International Center of Photography, 1977. First printing of this special edition commemorating the exhibition at the International Center of Photography. A fascinating and elaborately designed catalogue. Spine evenly faded and with a few minor spots on covers; still a very good clean copy of this uncommon book, with two incredible signed drawings and personal inscriptions from Beard--one small on the front free endpaper, along with a commemorative button from the exhibition. The other is executed in ink and red glitter and spans across the title and facing page.
Very Good. Hardcover. 4to. Viking Press. Unpaginated. Limited Edition for the 1977 ICP exhibition for Peter Beard. Signed and inscribed on the reverse of the FFEP by Peter Beard in orange crayon in the year of publication. Promo photo of Rhino laid in (not signed). Original bill of sale laid in. Original catalog and auction from ICP laid in. Article detailing the exhibit laid in. Spine sunned. No DJ as issued. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. Photos sent upon request. Bx-246; 4to 11"-13" tall; Signed by Author.
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