The Ecology of Papua: Part One + Part Two, complete in 2 volumes
By Marshall, Andrew J. and Beehler, Bruce M (editors)
Pp. xxxi, 1-749 + xv, 753-1467; 50 maps, 220 halftone text illustrations, 72 color photographs. Publisher’s original brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, color pictorial tan dust jacket lettered in red and black on the spine and front cover, lg 8vo. From the series: Ecology of Indonesia, volume VI. New Guinea is the largest and highest tropical island, and one of the last great wilderness areas remaining on the Earth. Papua, the western half of New Guinea is noteworthy for its equatorial glaciers, its vast forested floodplains, its imposing central mountain range, its Raja Ampat Archipelago and its several hundred traditional forest-dwelling societies. One of the wildest places left in the world, Papua possess extraordinary biological and cultural diversity. This two-volume set brings together 76 authors to catalog for the first time the many facets of Papua’s environment (from the rear jacket blurb). No ownership marks.
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|Number of Volumes||2|
|Condition Description||A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.|