Lot #6/16 The end of the game: the last word from paradise .... a pictorial documentation of the origins, history & prospects of the big game in Africa .… by Peter H. Beard
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Lot #6/16 The end of the game: the last word from paradise .... a pictorial documentation of the origins, history & prospects of the big game in Africa .… by Peter H. Beard. One of the great 20th century books on African travel, big game hunting & conservation issues. Quite graphic, with images of slaughter of game, bleeding carcasses. A superb, if sad, production, containing hundreds of images, including portraits of great explorers, missionaries, big game hunters & conservationists.This completely revised edition contains the never before published, hand-written diaries of J.H. Patterson's hunt for the man-eaters of Tsavo. This 1988 edition has an afterword by the author. Part of title given above, the whole title would take about 30-40 lines. San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 1988. Revised edition. 4to. Cloth. Dust jacket. Pp. 276,(11), black / white photos, portraits, illustrations, facsimiles, maps. Price-clipped dust jacket spine lightly sunned. VG. Reserve price: R1450.00 bids welcome

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