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8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small chips to top end. Not price clipped). Inside clean and tigh & no inscriptions. A very clean and tight copy. 273pp. With 17 colour & 36 b/w photographs; 3 maps. This is a general introduction to the region and its natural history, and covers every aspect of Dartmoor, including its geology, climate, drainage system and flora and fauna.The moors, tors, bogs and woodlands are each given careful attention, and there are two chapters on the history of the area from prehistoric times and the character of the Dartmoor people.The controversy over the competing claims on Dartmoor of national defense, water supply, mineral working, afforestation, hill sheep-farming, public recrreation and nature conservation is also fully discussed.
Title: Dartmoor. (The New Naturalist 27).
Categories: New Naturalist series,
Publisher: Collins. London. 1963 repr:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 75525
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