Signed by the author. From the fly-leaf: “Nine days after the lonely death of the last remaining female quagga in a Zoo in Amsterdam in 1883, a group of people concerned at what was happening to wildlife in Natal, met in Durban and formed a game protection society. From this humble beginning commenced the struggle for conservation in Southern Africa. This book tells the story of wildlife and the struggle between the conservationists and the killers to decide the fate of a beautiful environment and a flora and fauna of unparalleled richness. Abuntant colour and b&w illustrations and photographs. Foxing to front and rear prelims. Age-toning to top- and fore-edge. 319 Pages. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Dust jacket: Good. Foxing to the verso. Edge-wear with a 2cm closed tear on the top edge. Some rubbing. Binding: Hardcover. Green boards with gilt lettering and image.
Publisher: T V Bulpin and Books of Africa (Pty) Ltd
Date Published: 1982
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes
Binding: Hardcover. Green boards with gilt lettering and image.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Good. Foxing to the verso. Edge-wear with a 2cm closed tear on the top edge. Some rubbing.
Dimensions: 4to. 36.5cm x 23.5cm x 2.5cm