Tidal Lands. A Study Of Shore Problems.
Blackie and Son Limited 50 Old Bailey E.C.
8vo. 6 x 8.5 inches. xiv + 284 + 4 pp. publisher's advertisements. Bound in original green cloth, gilt. Extremities a little worn with small chips at head and tail of spine; otherwise a very good copy with clean interior. 1918 inscription on front pastedown. Illustrated by 30 plates, with three folding plans and 27 photographic, including frontispiece and by 54 text figures. A study of coastal and seashore ecology, examining the action of tides, erosion and accretion of shorelines, sand dunes, salt marshes, shingle beaches and the role played by vegetation. Appendices list dune and shingle beach and salt marsh and 109 English authorities, plants holding sea defence powers and duties. By Alfred Edward Carey, F.R.G.S. (1852-1922) and the botanist, Francis Oliver Wall, F.R.S. (1864-1951), Professor of Botany in University College, London, 1890-1925.
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