Coral and Atolls. A History and Description of the Keeling-Cocos Islands, with an Account of their Fauna and Flora, and a Discussion of the Method of Development and Transformation of Coral Structures in General

By Wood-Jones, Frederic

SKU# 16245

$ 60.00

Pp. xxiii, (1), 392; frontispiece portrait of George Clunies-Ross, frontispiece map showing location of Cocos-Keeling atoll, 27 photo-plates, 79 text-figures. Publisher’s original dark brown cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and on the front cover, 8vo. An important early study on the growth and formation of coral islands using the Keeling-Cocos atoll in the Indian Ocean as a model. Mildly ex-library from the Boston Society of Natural History with a bookplate of the Society on the front endpaper and a list of library regulations on the rear endpaper, there is small blind stamp of the Society on the title page as well a very small circular stamp on the corner of each plate.

Publisher Lovell Reeve
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1912
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Aside from the library marks noted in the description, this is bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
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