San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1988.
Hardcover. Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. First printing of the revised and updated edition. Approximately 290 pp, with b/w illustrations from photographs. A fine copy, in dust jacket with minimal shelf wear, one inch tear at head of spine, price blacked out. "Focusing on the widespread destruction of the African elephant, Beard tells of the enterprisers, explorers, missionaries, and big-game hunters whose quests for progress and adventure were to change the face of Africa forever" (dust jacket).