Reprint (first thus). Signed and inscribed by author on title page. Quarto (27 cm), pp. 286. Brown boards with blind-stamped titling, pictorial jacket. Richly illustrated, with Beard's commentary on African elephant conservation. Includes bibliography and a new afterword by Beard for this edition. Jacket has slight edge wear and is clipped; corners slightly bumped, and a sliver of sunning to tail of spine. Unique gift inscription on title page. Dust jacket present.