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The Curse of the Giant Tortoise : Tragedies, Mysteries, and Crimes in the Galapagos Islands

Octavio Latorre

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ISBN 10: 9978820906 / ISBN 13: 9789978820902
Published by Octavio Latorre, Quito, Ecuador, 1990
Used Condition: Fine - Soft cover
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**A unique book in fine - condition. The destructive history of the colonization of the Galapagos Islands. The ecological destruction of the islands and the attempt of protection and recovery of the fauna and flora. many old photos and maps. Assume only printing, self-published in Quito, Ecuador. Very shiny soft cover with a hint of shelf wear on a few of the extremities. May be unread. Spine is with out a crease. This is the earliest publication date (1990) and self-published thus first printing. Not a later reprint by Nat. Cultural Fund. In English. Bookseller Inventory # 000309

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Title: The Curse of the Giant Tortoise : Tragedies,...

Publisher: Octavio Latorre, Quito, Ecuador

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine -

Edition: 1st Edition

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The book is about the human history in the enchanted islands of the Galapagos. It is a valuable pieace of research and at the same time a fascinating encounter with the ols mysterious world of the Galapagos.

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