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Mammals of California and Its Coastal Waters by Lloyd G. Ingles - Signed First Edition - 1954 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and

Mammals of California and Its Coastal Waters

by Lloyd G. Ingles

Condition: Very good +/missing

Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1954. First Revised Edition. Cloth. Very good +/missing. A very good plus, signed, first revised edition with a personal note from author laid in. From the library of wildlife biologist and conservationist John B. Cowan. Affectionately inscribed to same by author on title page. Additional personal note card to Mr. Cowan from author laid in. Dust jacket has been cut, only flaps remain laid in. Rust cloth boards with black title stamping. Rubbing to corners and to head and tail of spine. Map end papers with front jacket flap taped in with one piece of tape. Previous owner's name on first free end paper. Underlining and marginalia for items of interest to Mr. Cowan's work. Binding is straight though book shows having been re-read. 396 pp. including index. Octavo.
  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 423
  • Title: Mammals of California and Its Coastal Waters
  • Author: Lloyd G. Ingles
  • Format/binding: Cloth
  • Book condition: Used - Very good +
  • Jacket condition: missing
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Revised Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • Place: Stanford
  • Date published: 1954
  • Keywords: species, genera, conservation, guide, identification
  • Bookseller catalogs: Environment & Nature;
  • Subjects: NATURE / General;


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