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Biologist at Large: the background to 'Off-beat Biologist' by Alan S. Parkes - First Edition - 1988 - from Bookbarrow and Biblio.com

Biologist at Large: the background to 'Off-beat Biologist'

by Alan S. Parkes

Condition: Near Fine Condition/Near Fine


Privately Published, Cambridge, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. In the Foreword to Off-beat Biologist I promised, threatened might be a better word, a second volume of autobiography. In writing Off- beat, it had become obvious that one volume, even a largish one, would not accommodate all I had to say. In the end, some chapters already written, much of my background and almost all the accounts of professional and other travel were left out of Off-beat, with the intention that they should be integrated as a separate volume, Biologist a! Large. Here it is. Part I deals with the same era as Part I in Offbeat, but with the exception of Chapter 1, from another side of the fence. Part II describes how I came to burst my geographical bonds and start on my travels. Parts Ill-VI further record my visits, mostly professionally based, a few private, which took me to many parts of the world , The seventh and last Part of Biologist at Large introduces some new themes and elaborates on some old ones. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 465 pages. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Gilt titles on black panel spine. red cloth; illustrated by b/w. photo's.;. Includes index & appendices;. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Biology; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0951287605. ISBN/EAN: 9780951287606. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2483. . 9780951287606


  • Bookseller: Bookbarrow GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2483
  • Title: Biologist at Large: the background to 'Off-beat Biologist'
  • Author: Alan S. Parkes
  • Format/binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine Condition
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0951287605
  • ISBN 13:9780951287606
  • Publisher: Privately Published
  • Place: Cambridge
  • Date published: 1988
  • Keywords: BZDB227 NOISBN Autobiography/Biology/Cambridge Biography & Autobiography; Biology; Science & Technology. Biologist at Large the background to Offbeat Biologist Alan S Parkes


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