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The natural history of the Mediterranean

Tegwyn Harris

The natural history of the Mediterranean

by Tegwyn Harris

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Published by Pelham Books in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mediterranean Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Zoology -- Mediterranean Region.,
    • Botany -- Mediterranean Region.,
    • Natural history -- Mediterranean Region.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTegwyn Harris ; foreword by Oleg Polunin ; illustrated by Franklin Coombs ... [et al.].
      ContributionsCoombs, Franklin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH150 .H37 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2796598M
      ISBN 100720713919
      LC Control Number83225928

      book ix. the natural history of fishes. book x. the natural history of birds. book xi. the various kinds of insects. book xii. the natural history of trees book xiii. the natural history of exotic trees, and an account of unguents. book xiv. the natural history of the fruit trees. book xv. the natural history of the fruit-trees. book xvi. About the Book. Each year millions of people visit the area of rugged California coastline and wild mountains known as Big Sur. Finally here is a book that is both a natural history of this beautiful region and an excellent guide to its extensive public lands. The first section introduces the area's geology, climate, flora, fauna, and human.

        The Natural History Museum is the UK's biggest institution of its kind, vital for scientific research and public education. As with many other public venues, the museum had to close its doors. The Mediterranean Sea as we know it today formed about million years ago when Atlantic Ocean waters breached the strait of Gibraltar, sending a massive flood into the basin.

      A Book of Mediterranean Food was an influential cookery book written by Elizabeth David in , her first, and published by John years of rationing and wartime austerity, the book brought light and colour back to English cooking, with simple fresh ingredients, from David's experience of Mediterranean cooking while living in France, Italy and Greece. On the ocean: the Mediterranean and the Atlantic from prehistory to AD by Barry Cunliffe, Oxford, Oxford University Press, , pp., illus., maps, £ (hardback), ISBN


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