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. There is slight fading of the boards and the corners are slightly rubbed. The head and the heel of the spine are bumped. There are grubby marks on the paper edges of the book. An erasure mark and the remains of a sticker on the ffep. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a Great Barrier Reef Island, black and white writing on the front cover and on the spine. There is chipping of the corners and of the head and heel of the spine of the dustwrapper. There are a few creases and rubbing to the top and bottom dust wrapper edges. Grubby marks to 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; Australiana; Politics -- Australian; Conservation ; Australia; ISBN: 0002117940. ISBN/EAN: 9780002117944. Inventory No: 0101587.