Lot #33/16 Three books on elephants
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Lot #33/16 Three books on elephants Elephants by S.K. Eltringham. A leading African zoologist gives a broad description of the African & Asian elephant: ancestry, biology, ecology, reproduction, coexistence with man, etc..”Blandford Mammal Series.” Poole [UK], Blandford Press, 1982. First edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. x,262, colour photo-plates, black / white photos, diagrams, tables, maps. Dust jacket rubbed, chip out at bottom, corners bumped, ownership details on paste-down, some foxing. Good+ …. together with .… Elephants: a short account of their natural history, evolution and influence on mankind by Richard Carrington …. with illustrations by Maurice Wilson and others. A reasonably detailed study of elephants, their evolution, biology & co-existence with man. London, Chatto & Windus, 1958.First edition. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. 272, plates, illustrations, tables, maps. Remnant of dust jacket (only), covers rubbed, ownership details inside front cover, foxing. Good+ …. together with .… Elephantoms: tracking the elephant by Lyall Watson.A well known (South African born) naturalist & world famous author, is fascinated by elephants, their size, mythological status, religious symbolism and extraordinary ability to survive, despite habitat shrinkage & hunting for ivory & sport. Johannesburg, Penguin Books, 2003. First South African edition. 8vo. Card covers. Pp.(vii),219,(1), sketches. Ownership details inside front cover, faint browning. Good+ Three books sold as a collection Reserve price: R270.00 bids welcome BUY NOW [The first bidder to bid the buy now amount wins this lot] @ R390.00

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