Natural History of the Islands of California.

By: Allan A. Schoenherr, et al.

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FIRST EDITION, first printing. Series: California Natural History Guides, No. 61. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches. (xii), (492) pp. Black-and-white and color illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Full navy blue cloth boards, spine gilt-titled, photographic dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight. Fine. "This comprehensive book discusses the geological, human, and natural history of the islands of California, including all eight Channel Islands, Ano Nuevo, and Farallons, and the islands of San Francisco Bay. The authors explore the formation of the islands and the history of their human habitation, beginning with the Native Americans who first visited them 12,000 years ago. They discuss past damage and ongoing threats to island ecosystems, including devastation caused by the introduction of nonnative animals and plants." Dust jacket.

Title: Natural History of the Islands of California.

Author Name: Allan A. Schoenherr, et al.

Categories: California History, Western Americana, Natural History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Berkeley:, University of California Press,: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GY815-272

Keywords: Natural History of the Islands of California, Allan A. Schoenherr