Acceptable. Ships from the UK. Hinges, cracked. Textblock, sturdy. Pages, clean and intact. Overall condition, good. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.
Fair. 1954 Edition Light blue covers with dark lettering to the spine. The spine has bleached. A firm binding and bright and clear text. A good clean copy. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes (in pen or highlighter) but notes cannot obscure the text. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
Acceptable. Ships from the UK. slightly shaken but overall condition acceptable. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.
A hardback volume in Good condition, in a dustjacket basically scrap. This book is in stock now in our UK premises. Please note that dustjacket and cover illustrations may vary and the pictures you may see are often not ours. Overseas buyers please note that should the packed weight of your item exceed 1 Kg we reserve the right to cancel the accepted order and request extra postage.
Good+ in Fair jacket. 301 pages, plus plates. Solid and clean copy with general signs of use and light wear. Dust jacket shows heavy chipping, though text and image are good. Jacket is clean and now protected in a clear mylar sleeve.
Fair. Inscribed by previous owner. Foxing to edges & ends. Some tan-marking on endpapers. Considerable wear & tear to dustjacket, pieces missing. Cover worn. Reading copy. All orders are dispatched within 1 working day from our UK warehouse. Established in 2004, we are dedicated to recycling unwanted books on behalf of a number of UK charities who benefit from added revenue through the sale of their books plus huge savings in waste disposal. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied.
Anyone interested in nature, birds, or Antarctica will enjoy this book. Edward Wilson is an inspiration for any amatuer naturalist and birder. He was a dogged observer with unflagging energy and enthusiasm for all his endeavors, even ovecoming TB when he was in his 20s to go on and reach the South Pole on the second Scott Expedition (where he unfortunately persished along with three others). His life and work are a testament to the human spirit and the reward that comes from a life of studying nature close up. Wilson's artwork was superb and this book contains numerous samples. An entertaining read.
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