Dartmoor. (The New Naturalist 27). With 17 colour photographs by E.H.Ware, 36 photographs in black and white and 3 maps of the area.

By: (27) HARVEY, L.A. / ST.LEGER-GORDON, D.:

Price: £16.00

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Size 6.25 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Plastic cover taped to DW on top and bottom edges. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to top edges. Book plate to front endpaper. Else a 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). With 17 colour photographs by E.H.Ware, 36 photographs in black and white and 3 maps of the area.

Author Name: (27) HARVEY, L.A. / ST.LEGER-GORDON, D.:

Categories: New Naturalist series,

Publisher: Collins. London. 1977 3rd edition:

Seller ID: 81876

Keywords: New Naturalist series Natural History New Naturalist series Topography Devon Dartmoor Moorland National Park geology, dustwrapper geography, photographs, maps,