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Plants of Bikini and Other Northern Marshall Islands

Taylor, William Randolph

Published by The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI, 1950
Condition: Very Good - Fine Hardcover
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xv, 227 pp, color frontispiece, preface, list of 79 b&w plates, Previous Botanical Exploration of the Marshall Islands; Description of the Atolls and the Marine Flora; Characteristics of the Land Flora; Detailed Botanical Features; Annotated Catalogue of the Plants: Algae, Fungi, Bryophta, Spermatophyta; Diagnoses of New Species and New Forms; bibliography, index. University of Michigan Studies, Scientific Series: First Edition, 1950. "Before carrying out the gigantic atomic-bomb tests of 'Operation Crossroads' the commanding officers of Joint Task Force directed that comprehensive scientific studies be made of the site of the tests, to establish a basis on which calculations could be made of the probable effects of the ships, and by which any effects on the lagoon, reef, islands, plants and animals of the neighborhood could be evaluated. Part of this scientific study was the analysis of the plant and animal life of Bikini Atoll, and of other atolls in the same latitude for comparision and relative importance." from the preface. Partially age- toned text block edges, else, Prinstine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 004061

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Title: Plants of Bikini and Other Northern Marshall...

Publisher: The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI

Publication Date: 1950

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good - Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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