Limestones and Caves of Wales (1989, Hardback First Edition)

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Limestones and Caves of Wales (1989, Hardback First Edition)

By Ford, Trevor D.

SKU# 18824

$ 35.00

Pp. (viii), 257; numerous black-and-white photos, maps, plan views of caves, geological sections).  Laminated pictorial tan boards, lettered in green on the spine and front cover, lg 4to (12 x 8.5inches).  This volume covers the geology and geomorphology of the Carboniferous Limestone areas of Wales and summarizes the state of knowledge of the main cave systems including the longest and deepest in Britain.  It sets out to assess the morphological evolution of the cave systems and the associated landscape features, particularly in light of the effects of successive glaciations.  The book also covers related subjects including the biology of the cave faunas, important archaeological discoveries in Welsh caves and the hydrology of the limestone masses.  Small signature of former owner on the front endpaper, no other ownership marks.

Publisher Cambridge University Press
Publisher Place Cambridge
Date Published 1989
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Rear cover lightly sunned, a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.
ISBN 0-521-32438-6
Limited Edition