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Natural History of the Islands of California.

By: Allan A. Schoenherr, et al.

Price: $20.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-272

Condition: Used: Like New


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... View more info

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Living with the Changing California Coast

By: Gary Griggs, et al, editors

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley, etc., University of California Press: 2005

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: JR1018-021

Condition: Collectible: Like New


REVISED EDITION of Living with the California Coast, 1985. Thick 8vo. 6 x 9 inches. 540 pp. Illustrated with 279 black and white photographs, 26 line illustrations, 81 maps, 3 tables; text clean, unmarked. Navy cloth, spine titled in gilt; binding tight and square. Fine. This book is an up-to-date geological profile of the California coast from Mexico to the Oregon border that describes the landforms and processes that shape the California coastline and beaches, and do... View more info

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The Grand Canon of the Colorado

By: John Muir (1838-1914).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, The Century Company,: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: EE516-224

Condition: Used: Acceptable


FIRST EDITION. Extract from: The Century Magazine, Vol. 65, No. 1, November, 1902, pp. 107-116. 8vo. 9 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches. Text clean, unmarked. 5 loose leaves from the original publication; puncture holes in the gutter, Louis Lanzer Books & Prints business card attached to the upper corner. Sold AS IS. In this essay, Muir urged visitors to walk to the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Muir also deplored the conditions of the roads and railroads by which tourists woul... View more info