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Ivory apes and peacocks

by Israfel.

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Published by M.P. Mansfield & A. Wessels, At the Sign of the Unicorn in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • India -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Israfel.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination 274 p. ;
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22883801M
    OCLC/WorldCa2315742

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      Book from Project Gutenberg: Ivory Apes and Peacocks Addeddate Call number gutenberg etext# Creator-alias Huneker, James Gibbons Identifier ivoryapesandpeacgut Identifier-ark ark://t74t7s18q Rights Public domain in the USA. Ivory, Apes & Peacocks is a tale of hair-raising adventure, personal joy and sorrow, savagery and tenderness. As I said, it’s Boy’s Own stuff, for adults. Ivory, Apes & Peacocks by Alan Root, Chatto & Windus, Random House Struik, R

    Ivory, Apes, and Peacocks: Joseph Conrad, Walt Whitman, Jules Laforgue, Dostoievsky and Tolstoy, Schoenberg, Wedekind, Moussorgsky, Cézanne, Vermeer, Matisse, Van. Ophir (/ ˈ oʊ f ər /; Hebrew: אוֹפִיר, Modern: Ofir, Tiberian: ʼÔp̄îr) is a port or region mentioned in the Bible, famous for its wealth. King Solomon received a cargo from Ophir every three years, 1 Kings which consisted of gold, silver, sandalwood, pearls, ivory, apes, and peacocks.


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Alans a great camera man and very inventive/5(62). In Ivory, Apes & Peacocks, Alan tells the story of his life's work, from his arrival in Kenya as a young boy (furious at having to leave behind Britain's birds) to the making of his game-changing films/5(63).

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Get this from a library. Ivory, apes and peacocks: animals, adventure, and discovery in the wild places of Africa. [Alan Root] -- The author is one of Africa's most bitten.

In the course of his adventures he has been mauled by a leopard, a silverback gorilla and a hippo, and almost lost his life to.

Ivory, Apes & Peacocks tells the story of his life’s work, from his arrival in Kenya as a young boy to the making of his game-changing films. From a hot-air balloon Alan was the first to track the wildebeest migration; then he flew it over Kilimanjaro.

He filmed inside /5(68). Sir J. Emerson Tennant ("Ceylon," 2 p ) says "the terms by which these articles (ivory, apes, and peacocks) are designated in the Hebrew Scriptures are identical with the Tamil names by which some of them are called in Ceylon to the present day"], and peacocks.

Book review: Ivory, Apes and Peacocks. Mar 7, Share this article: There is never a dull moment in this book, which you will find difficult to put down. It is most entertaining, while. ivory apes and peacocks joseph conrad, walt whitman, jules laforgue, dostoÏevsky and tolstoy, schoenberg, wedekind, moussorgsky, cÉzanne, vermeer, matisse, van gogh, gauguin, italian futurists, various latter-day poets, painters, composers and dramatists by james huneker new york charles scribner's sons   Ivory, Apes and Peacocks Contents: The genius of Joseph Conrad -- A visit to Walt Whitman -- The buffoon of the new eternities: Jules LaForgue -- Dostoïevsky and Tolstoy, and the younger choir of Russian writers -- Arnold Schoenberg -- Music of to-day and to-morrow -- Frank Wedekind -- The magic Vermeer -- Richard Strauss at Stuttgart -- Max.

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The final chapter, which describes Root’s last moments with Joan, I found almost too painful to read (5 star review)”. Ivory, Apes & Peacocks tells the story of his life’s work, from his arrival in Kenya as a young boy to the making of his game-changing films. From a hot-air balloon Alan was the first to track the wildebeest migration; then he flew it over Kilimanjaro.

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Almost at once, he was in peril of his life. That mattered little in itself.