Title: Islands in Time: A Natural and Human History...
Publisher: Down East Books, Camden, Maine
Publication Date: 1981
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good +
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition
Signed by the author in blue ink on the front endpaper: "With best wishes, / Philip W. Conkling." Previous owner name in faded black ink on the same page; on the half-title page the author has inscribed to the previous owner: "To E-- W-- / Happy Birthday." Book is richly illustrated with drawings by Katherine Hall Fitzgerald and numerous photos. Dust jacket is price-clipped; edgewear and two one-inch closed tears to head and tail of spine. Brodart protected. Bookseller Inventory # 000916
Synopsis: "Provides a fascinating, in-depth study of the social and environmental factors that have shaped and continue to affect the thousands of islands along Maine's coast. The Boston Globe called it "a lively history of island ecology, natural history, and the use and abuse of islands by man."
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