Boards. First Edition. Hardcover in price-clipped dustjacket. Extensively illustrated with 180 color and monochrome photographs and drawings. A well written natural history of the evolutuon, history and current plight of the elephant, and the conservation efforts which are ongoing to try to protect these magnificient animals. Dustjacket has slight tear at lower spine and front joint. Else a fine copy in very good price-clipped dustjacket.