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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; Mild foxing to back. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Inside a clean and tight copy. 237pp. With 4 colour & 44 b/w photographs; 11 text ills.; Cat. Detailed discussion of the soil and what lives in and on it. This book "gets inside this strange world and analyses its structure and how it has developed; the circulation of water and gases which give the soil an atmosphere and a succession of climates quite different from those of the air above. It deals with the varied forms of life made possible or impossible by the varied conditions and so to a concept of the soil providing habitats of differing and frequently contrasted characters."
Title: The World of the Soil. (The New Naturalist. 35).
Categories: New Naturalist series,
Publisher: Collins. London. 1957 1st edition.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83627
Keywords: New Naturalist series New Naturalist series, 35, Natural History, SIR E.JOHN RUSSELL, World, Soil, structure, water, gases, life, habitats, dustwrapper first edition Natural History New Naturalist series photographs