Elephas maximus: a portrait of the Indian elephant.
Orlando: Harcourt, 2004. Octavo, black and white photographs, fine copy in dustwrapper. WAS $38. Revered in Indian religion and culture, yet coveted by poachers for its ivory tusks, the Asian elephant has lived, worked, and even fought side by side with humans for 4,000 years. Stephen Alter first encountered Elephas..... More