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Ivory knights

Nicholas Gordon

Ivory knights

man, magic, and elephants

by Nicholas Gordon

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Chapmans in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania,
  • Selous Game Reserve.,
  • Tanzania.
    • Subjects:
    • Elephant hunting -- Tanzania -- Selous Game Reserve.,
    • Poaching -- Tanzania -- Selous Game Reserve.,
    • Wildlife conservation -- Tanzania -- Selous Game Reserve.,
    • Ivory industry -- Tanzania.

    • Edition Notes

      GB92-10831

      StatementNicholas Gordon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSK305.E3 G67 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination206 p. ;
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1500525M
      ISBN 101855925710
      LC Control Number93178248
      OCLC/WorldCa31609602

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