Very Good. Hardcover first printing, was issued without a dustjacket, 596 pages, illustrated throughout, includes a bibliography, "The object of the present volume is to examine the various theories that have been proposed to account for coral reefs, in order to discover which of them or which combination of them is most successful in doing so, " book has tanning to the spine and edges, no other remarkable flaws, binding is tight and square, contents are fine, nice copy of the original edition.
Very Good in Not Issued jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Gray cloth, gilt on black title panels on front cover and upper spine panel. Cloth modestly soiled, bottom corners lightly bumped. Former owner's address inscription/date in ink on front pastedown (partially blacked out), otherwise unmarked. v, 596 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Text block edges slightly toned by age, interior bright and clean, firm binding, overall strong VG.
Good+ No Dust Jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. 596 pp. Original gray cloth covers w/ titles in gilt. Binding lightly soiled and rubbed; spine darkened. Light foxing to edges of text block and endpapers. Lacks front blank endpaper. Illust. w/ b/w figures and maps.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.