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The Earth. An Intimate History

by Fortey, Richard

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London: The Folio Society, 2011. First Edition, First Impression. Quarter Cloth Pictorial Boards. As New. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 2011 First Edition, First Printing. Size quarto, 416 pages. Pictorial boards with quarter black cloth spine section with silver gilt lettering. Held within red/brown slipcase. Condition is As New. The book is still held in its plastic shrinkwrap, has never been unwrapped or opened. Fine Condition throughout. The Sunday Times bestseller that reveals how the earth became the shape it is today. This book will change the way you see the world -- permanently. The face of the earth, criss-crossed by chains of mountains like the scars of old wounds, has changed constantly over billions of years. Its shape records a remote past of earthquakes, volcanos and continental drift, and the ongoing subtle shifts that bring our planet alive. Richard Fortey introduces us to the earth's distinct character, revealing the life that it leads when humans aren't watching. He follows the continual movement of seabeds, valleys, mountain ranges and ice caps and shows how everything -- our culture, natural history, even the formation of our cities -- has its roots in geology.

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Bookseller
Lazarus Books Limited GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
014930
Title
The Earth. An Intimate History
Author
Fortey, Richard
Format/binding
Quarter Cloth Pictorial Boards
Book condition
New As New
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Folio Society
Place of Publication
London
Date published
2011
Keywords
NATURAL HISTORY GEOLOGY NON FICTION REFERENCE ILLUSTRATED
Size
4to - over 9" - 12" tall

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About Lazarus Books Limited

We are a small family business located in Blackpool, England. We stock a varied range of Antiquarian and Collectable Books; Antiquarian Holy Bibles, Fine Bindings, Literature, Poetry, Military, Travel, First Editions, Illustrated, Childrens', Signed Books and more.

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spine
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gilt
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fine
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