Aukland park, South Africa: ABU Publications, 2000. First Edition, Limited No. 3 of 400 numbered copies. SIGNED by the authors. xiv; 354; xv-xxvi pp. Striking photographic reproductions (most in color); maps. Three-quarter dark green moroccoover light green linen covered boards, gilt lettering to spine; housed in publisher's slipcase with gilt-lettered dark green morocco title label to front. A fine copy. Item #20618
A sumptious and beautifully photographed ode to the African Elephant, Plato's "philosopher-statesman, ready and eager to co-operate with mankind for the good of creation." Randall Moore is famous in Botswana for having a large herd African elephants that are trained to take safaris on sight seeing trips in the Okavango. This book is a journey of the lives of the many herds of elephants. From the history of the elephant to the care and rescue. The lives of the elephant and the struggle to survive.