Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1988. Jean Pruchnik (illustrations). First Printing. Trade Paperback. Used - Very Good. Clean, unmarked, tight. Black and white illustrations and photographs. Maps. Appendix. Index. 15 x 23 cm. 292 pp. Item #14029
Stones of Silence is a rare glimpse of a vanishing environment, a story told in the words of a poet yet seen through the eyes of a scientist. George B. Schaller traveled the Himalayas between 1969 and 1975 to asses the encroachment of humans on the habitat of the ibex, blue sheep tahr, markhor, ural -- the wild sheep and goats of the Himalaya.