They Dined on Eland: the Story of the Acclimatisation Societies. Christopher LEVER, signed.

They Dined on Eland: the Story of the Acclimatisation Societies.

London: Quiller Press, 1992. Hardcover. Octavo. xvi + 224pp. Textured papered boards. Index. B/w plates. Signed by the author on half-title. History of the Acclimatisation Society of the United Kingdom and its sister societies. The acclimatisation movement was established at the heights of European Colonialism, which sought to establish familiar animals (mainly from Europe) into colonised areas while also introducing exotic animals into Europeans.Slight bumps to bottom-corners & top-edge of front board, else a clean VG+ copy in VG+ dust jacket (dust jacket spine a little faded). Item #29697

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