Eyelids of Morning. The Mingled Destinies of Crocodiles and Men. Text by Alistair Graham. Photographs by Peter Beard. Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1990. 260 pp. Large quarto. First trade edition. INSCRIBED, 'Salaams', with hand print & SIGNED by Beard. Stiff photo-illustrated wrappers. Color & black-and-white reproductions. |
A follow-up of sorts to Beard's End of the Game this book focuses on the fate of the crocodiles of Lake Rudolf in Kenya. "This story from the wilderness urges a pragmatic approach to conservation and asks disturbing questions about man."