Collins, 1971, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
224 pp., list of illustrations, acknowledgements, appendices. Text illustrated with coloured photographs. Green boards with gilt writing on the spine. Slight fading of the boards and the corners are slightly rubbed. Grubby marks on the text block edges. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a Great Barrier Reef Island, with black and white titles to the front cover and backstrip. Chipping of the dustwrapper corners and of the backstrip edges. Rubbing and fading on the back panel and there are 2 pen marks in the middle of the back panel. The Great Barrier Reef off Queensland coast is a natural wonder of the world. In this book Patricia Clare shows "the system in all its variety and beauty - and to demonstrate how industrial exploitation and nature in itself present an ever-increasing threat to its existence.". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; Politics -- Australian; Conservation ; ISBN: 0002117940. ISBN/EAN: 9780002117944. Inventory No: 0100196.