Crown Publishers, Inc, 1987, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
280 pages, last blank, introduction by author, acknowledgements, notes, select bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with the occasional black-and-white photograph. 1/4 black cloth spine with gilt writing and 3/4 blue coloured boards. A few dust marks to the top paper edge and a little shelfwear to the lower book edge. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a globe of the world against a black background with white and blue writing on the front panel and white on the spine. The dustwrapper is somewhat rubbed and faded and there is rubbing to both the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the spine. A little crinkling into the top dustwrapper edge. A biography of one of the most powerful yet mysterious American institutions -- The National Geographic Society. This is the First USA Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Business, Finance & Marketing; Company History ; ISBN: 0517561093. ISBN/EAN: 9780517561096. Inventory No: 0103926.