VG/no dustjacket John C Winston Co Philadelphia 1930 early hardcover 8vo, 384 pages, color frontis and b+w illustrations, index, map endpapers. Arctic exploration up to and including Admiral Richard Byrd. Bright color paste on pictorial cover and silver titling. Light agewear only; clean solid and bright.
Alexandra Fuller was born in England in 1969. In 1972 she moved with her family to a farm in Rhodesia. After that country’s civil war in 1981, the Fullers moved first to Malawi, then to Zambia. Fuller received a B.A. from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada. In 1994, she moved to Wyoming, where she still lives. She has two children. From the Hardcover edition. ...
A Short History of Nearly Everything is a general science book by Bill Bryson, which explains some areas of science, using a style of language more accessible to the general public than many other books dedicated to the subject. It was the bestselling popular science book of 2005 in the UK, selling over 300,000 copies. A Short History deviates from Bryson's popular travel book genre, instead describing general sciences such as chemistry, paleontology, astronomy, and particle physics....
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