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Ivory's Ghosts

By: John Frederick Walker

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000445

ISBN: 0871139952

Condition: Fine


Fine. Boards are Ivory white with green print on spine. cover is in great shape with only minor wear and soiling. 1st edition; 1st printing. **ADDITIONAL SHIPPING MAY APPLY TO INTERNATIONAL ORDERS** About the book: Long before gold and gemstones held allure, humans were drawn to the jewels of the elephant its great tusks for their beauty, rarity, and ability to be finely carved. In Ivorys Ghosts, John Frederick Walker tells the astonishing story of the human lust for ivory and its cataclysmic implications for elephants. Each age and each culture, from ancient Egypt to nineteenth-century... View more info