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Tropical Forests of the Caribbean

Gill, Tom

Published by Tropical Plant Research Foundation, 1931
Condition: Very Good Plus Hardcover
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*Handsome 1st edition -- #528 of the limited edition of 1,000* Clean, square, solid. A bright and particularly pleasant interior. No marks. Slight bit of wear to exterior corners; very light scuffs to back cover; gilt in the exterior lettering remains attractive. Laid in is the original receipt for the purchase of the book from the Pan American Union. No dustjacket (as issued?) 318 pp; 2.75 pounds; over 80 full-page b&w illustrations. Topics discussed include a history of the tropical forest in the Americas, types of trees and their uses, forest areas by forest types, forestry in different nations, and the effect of man on the forests. Bibliography. Appendices include tropical tree types and qualities, chart of common and botanical tree names, tropical regions that produce wood, and wood export data. Table of Contents Highlights: World Wood Needs, Tropical Forest Types, The White Man's Invasion, Forestry Beginnings, British Forestry in Tropical America, Wood Use, Why Capital Hesitates. I ship daily. Out to you w/tracking or insurance. Bookseller Inventory # 5000050508971

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Title: Tropical Forests of the Caribbean

Publisher: Tropical Plant Research Foundation

Publication Date: 1931

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good Plus

Edition: First Edition.

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