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An invaluable introduction to the upland regions of Britain – their structure, climate, vegetation and animal life, their present and past uses and the problems of their conservation for the future. This edition is exclusive to newnaturalists.com
Moorland, mountain-top and upland grazing occupy over a third of the total living space of the British Isles, and, of all kinds of land, have suffered least interference by man. Mountains and moorlands provide the widest scope for studying natural wild life on land.
Professor Pearsall died in 1964. This new edition has been revised by his friend and pupil, Winifred Pennington. The book remains an invaluable introduction to the upland regions of Britain – their structure, climate, vegetation and animal life, their present and past uses and the problems of their conservation for the future.
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, xv, 312 pages, 47 colour photographs, 34 Black & white photographs, 48 maps and diagramsReview:
‘A most useful and lucid survey. It should be a real help to visitors and also residents in those parts towards understanding and enjoying the things that lie around them.’ The Times Literary Supplement
‘This is a book that will surely be read and quoted fifty years hence.’ Countryman
‘A book for the professional as well as for the amateur ... full of wisdom about the history, the soils, the plants and the creatures on the mountains and moorlands of Britain.’ Guardian
‘It is doubtful whether any other author could, single-handedly, have produced such a well-balanced picture of the wildlife of an area. His book is illustrated by a really magnificent series of colour photographs of hill country.’ Weekly Scotsman
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Book Description Collins, 1950. Hardcover. Condition: Good. First Edition. First Edition. Rebound ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Bound in red with green and gold embossed labeling to spine. With colour and monochrome photographs. Diagrams and illustrations to text. Binding is firm. text is clear and vivid. A good reference copy. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0008650821
Book Description Collins. Hardcover. Condition: Acceptable. Seller Inventory # mon0001277075
Book Description Collins First H/Back green cloth boards Good rubbed spine & cover edges sunned 312pp 47 colour photos 34 in b/w 48 maps and diagrams 8 5 x 6 735g, 1950. Part of "The New Naturalist Series" of books .We have other titles in this series in stock , contact us direct for further details. Seller Inventory # 8572