The End of the Game: The Last Word from Paradise. Peter Beard. Taschen, 2008.


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Taschen ; 2008; 9783836505307 ; Rilegato con titoli al piatto e dorso; 28 x 25 cm; pp. 280; Volume riccamente illustrato in b./n. Numerose fotografie nel testo e fuori testo. ; Presenta leggeri segni d’uso ai bordi (senza mancanze nè lacerazioni), interno senza scritte; Buono, (come da foto). ; The End of the Game. THE LAST WORD FROM PARADISE. A PICTORIAL DOCUMENTATION OF THE ORIGINS, HISTORY & PROSPECTS OF THE BIG GAME IN AFRICA. ITS DIVERS PEOPLES, MOUNTAINS, RIVERA, RAILROADS, RESOURCES, RESERVES & INNUMERABLE RARETIES, FEATURING, WITH FULL PERSPECTIVE, A TWENTY YEAR ILLUSTRATED RECORD. OF THE GREAT PACHYDERM (LOXODONTA AFRICANA) AND MAN. TOGETHER WITH A Stirring Narrative of Early Life, Exploration Discovery, Daring Missionary Feats & Hunting Episodes in Kenya Colony, Tanganyika. Uganda, Ethiopia and various territories even more remote INCLUDING A COMPLETE, AUTHENTIC RICHLY DETAILED REPORT ON HUMAN PROGRESS AND ALL ITS MANIFESTATIONS IN THE HITHERTO UNSPOILED WILDERNESS WITH EXTRA-ORDINARY EXPLOITS OF THE LATE KAREN DINESEN VON BLIXEN, PHILIP PERCIVAL, J. A. HUNTER. COLONEL RICHARD MEINERTZHAGEN AND EWARTS GROGAN CONTRIBUTORS AND FRIENDS OF THE AUTHOR Enlivened with Accounts of Human Despair and Endurance. Adventure & Achievement, Triumph and Defeat. Amongst Local Inhabitants. Wild Beasts, and All the Raw Forces of Nature Fully Appreciating the General and Accelerating Course of Events Presenting the never-before-published, hand-written diaries of Golonel John Henry Patterson, single-minded pursuer of The Man-Eaters of Tsavo. THE WHOLE ENRICHED with upwards of THREE HUNDRED Photoengravings & Stonetone Plates Including genuine Partraits of all the most remarkable Travellers executed by artists of celebrity…. but deriving primarily from the personal collections and experiences of the concerned author & photographer. PETER H. BEARD ; L’immagine se disponibile, corrisponde alla copia in vendita.