HARPER AND BROTHERS: NEW YORK 1931. According to the author, a big game hunter with wide experience throughout eastern Africa, this book contains the story of what ivory has meant in terms of human beings, intrigues and politics, bloodshed and piracy. In addition to outlining the history of the Arab and European ivory trade, Moore discusses the exploits of Tippu Tip, John Boyes, and Charles Stokes. There also is a brief section about European ivory poachers and their activities in the Lado Enclave, west of the Upper Nile.Xviii + 256 pp + 15 monochrome photo plates [+ map]. Good + condition, the book has been slightly affected by damp, with the edge of the front board, the front outer hinge and some page edges slightly damp stained. New endpapers, with the original endpaper map tipped in. Pages age toned and with a few occasion spots of foxing and marks. Binding firm, all plates present. Get images that make Supersized seem small. The item "IVORY SCOURGE OF AFRICA Moore 1931 Poaching, Slave Trade, Big Game Hunting" is in sale since Thursday, July 30, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".
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