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The Forests and Wetlands of New York City by  Rene (Foreword)  Elizabeth; Dubos - First Edition - 1971 - from Knickerbocker Books and Biblio.com

The Forests and Wetlands of New York City

by Barlow, Elizabeth; Dubos, Rene (Foreword)

Condition: Very Good/Good


Boston, Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1971. 1971 Stated First Edition. VERY GOOD in GOOD price-intact dust jacket. Owner name and dates neatly penned on half-title page. no other markings. Pages crisp and clean. Bound in gray hardcover, gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners lightly bumped, cover otherwise fine. Binding and hinges tight and firm. Unclipped jacket is moderately worn with shallow edge chips and short tears; rear panel scuffed and soiled. Jacket is in a clear protector. Illustrated with black and white photos, reproductions and maps. Endpapers printed with map of entire NYC wetland area. 7 x 10". xxiv +160 pages.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Small 4to.


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