This book tells he story of the burro, one of the worlds most used and abused beast of burden. This book gives the story of the animals past from the past through present and their uses, giving a history of man from a new perspective. This genrously illustrated book gives an account of the burro, ass, donkey, the orager, koulan around the world and through history and includes many famous individuals such as Brighty of the Greand Canyon. Also a chapter for those who would like to own a pet burro with detailed suggestion on selecting, feeding and care of your new pet.
Hard cover book in very good condition with dust jacket with tears and missing chips, copyright 1974, 370 pages, generously illustrated with B&W photographs and illustrations indexed and plenty of reference notes for further study