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The Polyporaceae of the United States, Alaska and Canada

Overholts, Lee Oras

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ISBN 10: 000255710X / ISBN 13: 9780002557108
Published by The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI, 1967
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xx, 466 (1) pp, foreword by Alexander H. Smith, preface, list of 133 b&w plates, introduction, Keys and Descriptions; bibliography, plates, glossary, index . Prepared for publication by Josiah L. Lowe. University of Michigan Studies Scientific Series, Volume XIX: Second Printing with a New Foreword, 1967. "This book is the result of more than thirty years of intensive study and incorporates the advances made in the taxonomy of this family of fungi, and its tested keys will be of enestimable help in the identification of the specices." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Lightly age-toned spine dj with only the slightest foxing to text block edges, else, Pristine, 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 # 000177

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Title: The Polyporaceae of the United States, ...

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

Publication Date: 1967

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: Second Printing.

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This is an account of the two journeys Thesiger made into the Danakil country (in Abyssinia) in 1933-4 at the age of 24. In a number of ways these journeys were the most influential of his life, laying the foundations of the man considered by some to be the greatest living explorer.

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The Danakil journeys were Thesiger's first major expeditions. He served during the war with the SAS and was awarded the DSO. He has travelled in Southern Arabia, Kurdistan, Iraq, the Hindu Kush, the Karakorams, Morocco, Abyssinia, Kenya and Tanganyika. His journeys have won him many medals, and in 1968 he was made CBE. He was honoured with a KBE in 1995.

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