The Elephant People

Holman, Dennis

Editorial: John Murray, 1967
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Orange boards have discolouring/bleaching spots mainly to spine with corners bumped. Clean pages with a very mild tone. Complete DJ has edge wear with a tear to rear upper edge & sunned spine. N° de ref. de la librería

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Título: The Elephant People
Editorial: John Murray
Año de publicación: 1967
Encuadernación: Hardcover
Condición del libro: Good
Edición: First Edition.

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Dennis Holman
Editorial: John Murray (1967)
Usado Tapa dura Primera edición Cantidad: 1
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World of Rare Books
(Goring-by-Sea, WTSX, Reino Unido)
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Descripción John Murray, 1967. Estado de conservación: Good. 1967. First Edition. 226 pages. No dust jacket. This is an ex-Library book. Photographic boards. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. Nº de ref. de la librería 1501852431EEA

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Dennis Holman
Editorial: John Murray, London (1967)
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Descripción John Murray, London, 1967. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Poor. No Jacket. The story of the establishment of one of the earliest of the African reservations and the problems encountered with poaching, particularly the ;poisoning of elephants. These problems became more insistent during the Mau-Mau troubles. Murray hardback with no DJ. This is an ex-library book with all the defects to be expected. Thus :there is a number on the bottom of the spine, the remnants of labels on the reverse of the front cover and ffep, a stamp on the title page, some numbering on additional fore pages, occasional stains on pages. More importantly two of the black and white photograph pages are loose although all the numbered photographs throughout the book are present. Binding good. A rare book but here in poor condition and priced accordingly. Nº de ref. de la librería 001064

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Dennis Holman
Editorial: Murray
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History Bookshop
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Descripción Murray. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Some wear, pages may have reader's comments on text. 1967 1st ed. Ex-library copy. No dust wrapper. Stamps to title page and library ref. no. to spine. Boards worn. Clean internally. Nº de ref. de la librería HBS-00206228-B

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Dennis Holman
Editorial: John Murray (1967)
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Morning Mist Books and Maps
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Descripción John Murray, 1967. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. 1st Edition. Previously owned by the actor and author Robert Hardy. A note to the inside front cover references the fact that he used it during the writing of "Longbow". Within the text are pencil marks and a note that support this inscription. Condition: no jacket; orange boards a little scuffed to edges and spine. Binding tight. Contents generally bright with some markings (as previously stated). A decent copy with interesting provenance. 0316Ud4. Nº de ref. de la librería 000122

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Holman, Dennis
Editorial: John Murray, London (1967)
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Mark Henderson
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Descripción John Murray, London, 1967. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket. 1st Edition. Book. Nº de ref. de la librería 020179

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Holman, dennis
Editorial: John Murray, London (1967)
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SAFARI BOOKS
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Descripción John Murray, London, 1967. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. The incredible story of ivory poachers and the men who tried to suppress them in the wilds of East Africa at a time Elephants with 100 lbs tusks on each side were not uncommon. The book features the tireless pursuit by land and sir by legendary Game wardens like Bill Woodley, David Sheldrick, Peter Jenkins, J.A. hunter and others with the help of dozens of Rangers. They captured notorious poachers and used their skills to track others. Profusely illustrated with photo plates and two colored maps. 226 pages with index, a nice crisp copy, appears to be unread. Nº de ref. de la librería 5032014-5

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Holman, Dennis
Editorial: John Murray (London, 1967) (1967)
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Books On Dean
(Albury, NSW, Australia)
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Descripción John Murray (London, 1967), 1967. 8.75" x 5.5", orange cloth, gilt titles to spine, pp {i - xiv} 1 - 226 incl. index. illustrated by b & w photographs, near fine, with tiny stain at base of spine, and to inside of dw backstrip. dw price-clipped. 1967 first edition. Nº de ref. de la librería 148056

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Dennis Holman
Editorial: John Murray, London (1967)
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SAFARI BOOKS
(Edmonton, AB, Canada)
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Descripción John Murray, London, 1967. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Very Good. 1st Edition. Dennis Holman's classic work on African elephant and its many skilled poachers using age old primitive but deadly weapons. Many tribesman depended on their bow and arrow and sharp spears to kill the elephant. The tusks are removed quickly and sold to the middle man, the meat is cut up and distributed. Holman lived among these hunters to learn the tricks of their trade. Profusely illustrated with photo plates. A beautiful sought after book, very good in VG dust jacket. Nº de ref. de la librería 30052016-3

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Holman, Dennis
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Hunter Books
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Descripción 1967. Estado de conservación: Fine. THE ELEPHANT PEOPLE. John Murray, London 1967, first edition, 226 pages, illustrated with B & W photographs and two maps. The first real contact between white men and the elephant people of Kenya, the Liangulu, came about when Tsavo was declared a national park in 1948 Though some earlier explorers had mentioned them, it was not until the park wardens started work that any clear picture of the tribe began to appear. William Woodley and the Park's team managed to make contact and win some of the Liangulu over. They learned about the tribe's superb physique, their use of a big bow unique in Africa with a heavier pull than the English longbow, their deadly akocanthera poison, and the key role they played in the illicit ivory traffic. There are no marks or inscriptions. Dust jacket is price-clipped otherwise jacket and book are Very Fine. $250.00. Nº de ref. de la librería T30938

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Holman, Dennis
Editorial: John Murray, London, 1967 (1967)
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SAFARI BOOKS
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Descripción John Murray, London, 1967, 1967. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Very Good. 1st Edition. A fascinating pictorial account of large scale elephant hunting and poaching in Kenya & Tanganyika, and the part played by the legendary Game Warden Bill Woodley and his game rangers to suppress the poaching syndicate by employing elaborate measures. Dennis Holman was successful in penetrating inside the poaching syndicate and was able to document the details first hand, supplemented with numerous sharp photographs. The book is inscribed to Louis and Ursala Weyers. Mr Weyers was a well known African big game hunter and ballistics expert who was the grandson of Field Marshall J.C. Smuts, with his address stamp on the front end paper. First edition hardcover signed by the author. Very Good Book in Very Good jacket. Signed by Author(s). Nº de ref. de la librería Aug 01/04-2

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