South African Eden. (The Kruger National Park)

£18.00

South African Eden is the fascinating study of the Kruger National Park told by its founder architect,James Stevenson-Hamilton.In 1902,the Sabi,and Singwitsi game reserves in the eastern Tranvaal were breeding grounds for malaria and stock diseases.They were also over- populated with lion,serious depleted of other game and constanly threatened by poachers.South African Eden describes a battle fought by one stubborn,audacious man of vision and a handful of supporters against the popular view that land was for farming and wild animals were for hunting,and tells how the worthless wilderness area was transformed into South Africa’s principal wildlife asset–the Kruger National Park.

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Limp pictorial and illustrated card covers,in v/g almost fine clean and sharp condition.Size 8×6 pp 344,inc,index,biographical list,reproduced photographic plates,page maps,inc,frontispiece portrait of the author,Hinges strong.Binding tight (suggest unread).Internally clean bright and sharp throughout, A fine –fine++as new clean copy.

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