By: Adams, Robert; Adams, Marina; Willens, Alan; Willens, Ann.
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1979). First Edition, Review Copy.:
Seller ID: 14089kms
Quarto, blue leatherette (hardcover), gilt letters, vii, 152 pp. Good+, with soiling to page edges, neat former-owner stamps, former-owners published review pasted to rear endpaper, in a Near-Fine dust jacket. From jacket: Over a quarter of the world's surface is arid or semi-arid, and there are fears that this total may increase sharply as the result of climatic change and growing pressures from an expanding and hungry world population. Urgent needs have led man himself to contribute alarmingly to the continuous depletion of the stock of usable lands through unconsidered exploitation: fe... View More...