As new hardcover with dust jacket. Dust jacket has small tear. Minor rubbing to the edges. Described as the father of conservation, Peter Scott led a crusade for endangered wildlife that captured the imagination of an entire generation and inspired many people to care about animals and their natural environments long before it was fashionable to do so. This biography of this talented and influential conservationist is rich and readable, and will be important to anyone interested in the conservation of wildlife and the earth.