The Selous In Africa: A Long Way From Anywhere by Rolf  D. BaldusThe Selous In Africa: A Long Way From Anywhere by Rolf  D. Baldus

The Selous In Africa: A Long Way From Anywhere

byRolf D. Baldus, Walter R. JubberPhotographed byRobert J. Ross

Hardcover | November 25, 2015

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• An in-depth look at the largest protected area in Africa, spectacularly photographed by Robert J. Ross• Includes excerpts from Sand Rivers, the celebrated book by one of America's greatest novelist and finest nature writers, the late Peter Matthiessen• Brief but informative texts on the history and ecology of the Selous and the problems/opportunities it faces• Beautiful gatefolds and high quality printing make this book the perfect gift for all nature lovers"The Selous was my very first Africa experience, and it remains my favorite. Robert J. Ross's extraordinary photographs take us into a natural world unlike any other on earth. A world of elephants. Of wild dogs. Of nature as it should be, can be, might be--if we keep these breathtaking images firmly in mind. A triumph!" --- Bryan Christy, Director, Special Investigations Unit, National Geographic The Selous Game Reserve in southern Tanzania is Africa's oldest and largest protected area. Proclaimed in 1896, and bigger than Switzerland, the Selous is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Selous remains one of Africa's largest and greatest undisturbed ecosystems, teeming with life including one of the largest elephant populations remaining on the African continent, large packs of wild dogs, vast herds of buffalo as well as more lions than any other protected area on the continent as reported by National Geographic in August 2013. New York-born photographer Robert J. Ross has spent much of the past six years photographing in this vast and difficult to access reserve. He has compiled more than 100,000 images showing all aspects of the reserve's varied landscapes, seasons, flora and large and small fauna. The spectacular large-format photography book features a selection of the very best images including landscapes, wildlife portraits and behavior, night photography, impressionist style work and breath-taking aerials.

About The Author

Robert J. Rossis a native New Yorker who has spent the past several decades capturing colorful moments in Africa and elsewhere around the world. Rob's work has been published in National Geographic Adventure, National Geographic Traveler, Conde Nast Traveler, Getaway Magazine, Africa Geographic, Islands, Travel Africa and many other le...

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Title:The Selous In Africa: A Long Way From AnywhereFormat:HardcoverDimensions:276 pages, 12.72 × 10.31 × 1.26 inPublished:November 25, 2015Publisher:Officina Libraria (Acc)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:8897737641

ISBN - 13:9788897737643

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful! A bit pricey but overall a beautiful photography book!
Date published: 2017-08-25

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This is one of the special African books not only because it is of a unique location, but because the photographic images are unusual and so well done.