Serengeti Shall Not Die :: Bernhard & Michael Grzimek soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Collier-Macmillan, 1965, Hardback in dust wrapper.
2nd impression, first edition 1960. Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Maps; Frontispiece;
From the cover: This exciting and unusual book has become one of the classics on Africa and its wild life.
The Serengeti Park supports the last great concentration of wild animals in the world zebras, gnus, gazelles, lions, hyenas, ostriches and poisonous snakes: it covers roughly 6000 square miles just inside the northern borders of Tanzania. The animals use it as a migration route; as soon as the wet season ends they move eastwards from Lake Victoria in tens of thousands and then when the rains begin again they turn back towards the lake. To see these hordes in motion is one of the most arresting sights in Africa. But also living in the territory are some five thousand members of the most spectacular tribe in Afr…
Introduction by: Alan Moorehead
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper, pulled at the head of the upper panel with closed tears as a result. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Previous owners’ name to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 256 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8″ x 5½”.
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