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The End of the Game

Peter Beard

Published by The Viking Press, 1965
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Culpepper Books (Tacoma, WA, U.S.A.)

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There is a bookplate on the inside cover of this volume, belonging to man who was the president of Chicago Adventurer's club and a president of a book bindery. He had this volume rebound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards and endpapers, five raised bands, and TEG. He added many other things to the book.On the F.E.P. he tipped in a photograph of Beard, it looks to be from the dust jacket. On the verso of that page, he has tipped in a small photograph of two Leopard cubs that is inscribed by beard. On the next page is a letter with a diagrams on it and also to the Ex Owner and signed by Beard.Moving further on the next page he affixed a photo of an elephant. There is a chapter about the Africa of Karen Blixen. On the second page he has affixed a photo of Karen Blixen taken by Thomas Blixen in 1920. The next page has a picture of Blixen's home and another photograph of the home much smaller is affixed and once again taken by Thomas Blixen. In the back of the book a pocket or sleeve has been made on the inside back cover. Inside there are several interesting things. A small letter and envelope to the former owner with a card in it with a lion and flower drawn in and a small note signed by Beard, there is also a letter from african game hunter Robert Foran talking about Peter Beard.A copy of a letter sent to Beard from the ex-owner , another letter in an envelope , perhaps more of a card written and signed by Beard and finally three photographs, one of a man's legs ripped off by a crocodile.Finally he had a slipcase made for it lined with velvet. A most unique item. Bookseller Inventory # 008140

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Title: The End of the Game

Publisher: The Viking Press

Publication Date: 1965

Binding: 3/4 Leather, Marbled Boards

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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