1984-1988 Key Environments Galapagos Sahara Desert Madagascar Amazonia Antarctica Red Sea Western Mediterranean Malaysia
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
The 'Key Environment Series', edited by J. E. Treherne, is a fascinating collection of works on a variety of threatened environments around the world. Containing a concise and well-illustrated account of their subject, each text not only identifies environments of international ecological importance but also summarizes the present knowledge of each environment, touching on history, geology, vegetation, climate, wildlife and so on. Whilst this set is primarily aimed at academic biologists, environmentalists, conservationists, professional ecologists and geographers, each text is essential reading for anyone interested in the environment and the world around them. This set includes the following volumes: 'Galapagos', edited by R. Perry and published in 1984 'Sahara Desert', edited by J. L. Cloudsley-Thompson and published in 1984 'Madagascar', edited by A. Jolly and published in 1984 'Amazonia', edited by G. T. Prance and T. E. Lovejoy and published in 1985 'Antarctica', edited by N. Bonner and D. Walton and published in 1985 'Western Mediterranean', edited by R. Margalef and published in 1985 'Red Sea', edited by A. Edwards and published in 1987 'Malaysia', edited by the Earl of Cranbrook and published in 1988 Each copy is a first edition volume, complete with original unclipped dustwrapper. Each copy features a foreword by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh with a facsimile of his signature. Featuring a loosely inserted 'Key Environments' pamphlet to 'Antarctica', detailing reviews, contents and details of each volume. Collate, complete, copiously illustrated throughout, with map endpapers to 'Antarctica', 'Red Sea' and 'Malaysia'.
In a green cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrappers. Externally, lovely. Very slightly bumped to head of spine, 'Galapagos' and 'Madagascar'. Internally firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean throughout. Dust wrappers, lovely. Very slight handling marks to wrap, 'Sahara Desert'. Very slight handling marks to front wrap, 'Amazonia' and 'Red Sea'. Slight bumping to upper extremity of wraps, 'Amazonia'. Loosely inserted 'Key Environments' pamphlet to 'Antarctica'. Map endpapers to 'Antarctica', 'Red Sea' and 'Malaysia'.
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