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Category: All Categories: Geography: Deserts
6 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
Findley, Rowe  
Great American deserts. Photographed by Walter Meayers Edwards. Foreword by Edmund C. Jaeger. Prepared by the Special Publications Division, National Geographic Society

Publisher: [Washington, National Geographic Society, 1972.
. Publisher isbn: 0870441078. 207pp. (part col.) 27 cm. Hardcover Very good condition in fair d.j. fair

Appr.: | AUD 19.44 CAD 18.67 EUR 13.15 GBP 9.24 JPY 1,400.00 MXN 233.33 ZAR 200.00 

Purchase direct from: J. Lawton Booksellers. Item number: 40280.
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Flegg, Jim  
Deserts: Miracle of Life

Publisher: London, Blandford, c1993.
1st edition . Publisher isbn: 0713724781. Oversize 159p., illus. Hardcover Very good condition in good d.j. good

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Purchase direct from: J. Lawton Booksellers. Item number: 17690.
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Jaeger, Edmund C.  
The North American Deserts

Publisher: Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1961.
Hard bound, reprint edition, illustrated throughout with photos, maps, and line drawings, 308pp includes bibliography and index. Clean and tight - a fine copy in lightly edge torn, lightly chipped, near very good dust jacket. 633 grams. Two copies available. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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Nabhan, Gary P., Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
Desert Smells Like Rain: A Naturalist in Papago Indian Country

Publisher: North Point Press San Francisco, CA 1982.
xvi, 148 pp, blue clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the title, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author to Jean Andrews, PHD on the ffep, dj blu-grey-black w/wraparound pictorial. The book takes the reader on a series of journeys with contemporary Papago Indians through their traditional homelands in hte deserts of Arizona and Sonora. The reader visits a sacred cave, witnesses the cactus wine/rainmaking ceremony, works in the native bean fields and collect wild foodstuffs. The Papago's reveal what they know of desert rains, plant and animal lore, and their native agriculture. dj small chips at top & bottom of the spine, small chip on bottom edge of front panel, prev owner's name stamped on the ffep and on one of the papers of text. The prev owner was Dr. Jean Andrews, who was a professor at the University of Texas, and wrote several books on plants, sea shells and blue bonnets of Texas. Inscribed & Signed By Author Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 91.50 CAD 87.84 EUR 61.86 GBP 43.49 JPY 6,588.00 MXN 1,098.00 ZAR 941.14 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 050569.
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Walton, K.  
The Arid Zones

Publisher: London: Hutchinson, 1969,.
ISBN: 090959515 paper bound, 1st edition, 175pp includes references, bibliography, and index. Ink name stamp crossed out with a black marker near top of front cover. 'Booksale' stamps to side edge and half title page else very good.

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Wellard, James  
The Great Sahara

Publisher: E. P. Dutton NY, 1965.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, Hardcover In VG DJ, bookplate; Brown cl. B&W photos, map eps. Notes, index. Human history of the Sahara Desert; Small 8vo; 350 pages

Appr.: | AUD 6.60 CAD 6.33 EUR 4.46 GBP 3.14 JPY 475.00 MXN 79.17 ZAR 67.86 

Purchase direct from: Wickham Books South. Item number: 4011.
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