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Beard, Peter Hill
The End of the Game.
The Viking Press, New York, 1965. First edition of the photographer's first book with over 75 black-and-white and color photographic plates. Tall quarto, original ivory cloth. Signed by Peter Beard on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear. A very nice example, uncommon signed. On its publication in 1965, Beard's "book was immediately acclaimed, with not one but two glowing reviews in The New York Times In addition to being singularly beautiful (with its luscious printing and scrapbook aesthetic), The End of the Game, is thoughtful as well. Long taken as a seminal book on wildlife conservation, it is actually an epic visual poem on the subject of loss" (Roth, 170; Open Book, 208). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB [Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.]

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