Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania

Gilson, Jewett C.

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1913. New York., 1913
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Title: Wealth of the World's Waste Places and ...

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1913. New York.

Publication Date: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

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First edition. Oakland author. 3/4 leather with cloth. Illustrations. From the Preface: "Although the term, "Waste Places" carries an implied meaning of "worthless," yet, interpreted in the light of Nature's methods, each region described, possess es a definite relation to the rest of the world, and therefore to the well-being of man". "The Himalaya Mountains condense the rain that gives life to India". "The nitrates which fertilize so much of Europe are drawn from the fiercest of So uth Amer ican deserts.". "Part II of the book deals with Oceania--more especially with our island possessions in the Pacific Ocean". Bookseller Inventory # 2690

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