BLUNT, DAVID ENDERBY Elephant.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1933. First US edition. Publisher's pictorial cloth, in dust jacket. 8 7/8 x 5 5/8 inches; xi, , 260 pp.; frontispiece, plates, half-title. Jacket a bit toned with minor losses to extremities, cloth tips bumped, some staining to boards, scattered foxing, bookplate to front pastedown.
"Blunt was an elephant control officer in Tanganyika, hunting primarily in the Linda Province. He details the natural history and biology of the elephant, relates his experiences as a cultivation officer and provides an excellent chapter on past and present elephant hunters. 'I am sure that an elephant looks on human beings in the same way as we look on a dangerous insect.' A classic of African elephant hunting" (Czech). Czech, Africa, p. 30.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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