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Frequented Ways: A General Survey of the Land Forms, Climates and Vegetation of Western Europe, Considered in Their Relation to the Life of Man; Including a Detailed Study of Some Typical Regions

by Newbigin, Marion I

Condition: Very Good ++ /No Jacket

London: Constable and Company Ltd.. 1922. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good ++. xi, 321 pp, preface, list of b&w full page illustrations, list of illustrations in the text, Introduction: What Europe Has to Offer; Part I. The General Characters of the Land: I. The Surface of the Land; II. Ways to the Sunlit South: First Stage; III. Ways to the Land: Second Stage; IV. Mountain, Hill and Plain; V. Rain and Sunshine; VI. The Plant and Its Home: A Study of Fitness; VII. The Primeval Forest; VIII. Myrtle and Bay; IX. Meadow, Wood and Pasture in the Alps; X. Moors and Heaths; XI. The Earth and Man; XII. Vineyard, Olive Grove and Garden: The Old Conditions and the New. Part II. Special -- Some Typical Regions: XIII. Where Shall We Go?; XIV. The Realm of Snow and Ice: Essential Features of teh Alps; XV. Then and Now in the Alps; XVI. Hills and Valleys in the Dolomites; XVII. Naples and Vesuvius: A Study in Volcanic Action; XVIII. Between the Mountains and the Sea; XIX. An Upland Region: The Scottish Highlands; XX. City and Plain in France; XXI. The North Italian Plain; XXII. Provence and Transapennine Italy: The Development of the Town; index. First Edition, 1922. "This book is intended, not for the geographer in the technical sense, but for all those interested in their surroundings, and the interrelations between these and the life of man. It has been given more or less definitely the form of a travel bookk, partly because, as indicated by the title, some at least of the regions described are so much frequented as to be familiar, by actual experience or through reading, to most educated persons, and partly to emphasise the main purpose, which is to suggest the interest and the novelty of the familiar." from the preface. Minor edge wear to top and bottom spine and bottom fore-edge tips with lightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000687
  • Title: Frequented Ways: A General Survey of the Land Forms, Climates and Vegetation of Western Europe, Considered in Their Relation to the Life of Man; Including a Detailed Study of Some Typical Regions
  • Author: Newbigin, Marion I
  • Format/binding: H Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good ++
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: F First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Constable and Company Ltd.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1922
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURE & ECOLOGY;
  • Size: 8vo.


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