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Elephant Bill
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FIRST EDITION, SECOND IMPRESSION.

with a Foreword by Field-Marshal Sir William Slim.

Publishers green cloth with gilt title to spine.

Signed letter from author attached inside.

Endpaper also signed by author.

Frontispiece plate.

Full-page photographic plates.

3 full-page maps + 1 fold-out map.

This is the book that made not only Lt-Col. Williams famous,

but almost as importantly the elephants of Burma he helped to

look after and train for more than twenty years. Elephants and men

have about the same life expectancy, and the Burmese who worked

with the animals could quite often become life-long friends,

companions and working partners. Most of the period covered

by the book is that between the two World Wars, but the elephants

played a remarkable role helping the XIVth Army build bridges

during the Second World War and, as Field-Marshall Sir William Slim

writes in his Foreword, launch more ships for the Army than Helen

ever did for Greece.

A very lovely signed copy.

Reserve: $15.00

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    Description
    ...
    FIRST EDITION, SECOND IMPRESSION.

    with a Foreword by Field-Marshal Sir William Slim.

    Publishers green cloth with gilt title to spine.

    Signed letter from author attached inside.

    Endpaper also signed by author.

    Frontispiece plate.

    Full-page photographic plates.

    3 full-page maps + 1 fold-out map.

    This is the book that made not only Lt-Col. Williams famous,

    but almost as importantly the elephants of Burma he helped to

    look after and train for more than twenty years. Elephants and men

    have about the same life expectancy, and the Burmese who worked

    with the animals could quite often become life-long friends,

    companions and working partners. Most of the period covered

    by the book is that between the two World Wars, but the elephants

    played a remarkable role helping the XIVth Army build bridges

    during the Second World War and, as Field-Marshall Sir William Slim

    writes in his Foreword, launch more ships for the Army than Helen

    ever did for Greece.

    A very lovely signed copy.

    Reserve: $15.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $33.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination. International shipping may be subject to VAT.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Ireland

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

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