Soil and Civilization - Edward HyamsThames & Hudson, 1952, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with fading to the spine, a nick at the foot of the upper panel. Price Clipped. Boards a little rubbed at the extremities. Edges of the text block lightly spotted, as are the blanks and pastedowns. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
From the cover: “Nobody interested in the survival of mankind can afford to ignore this important and fascinating book. In a masterly and comprehensive study ranging from Periclean Athens back to pre-historic China, from the Peru of the Incas forward to modern Europe, the author shows just how soil and husbandry have reacted one upon the other, and thereby helped to shape the course of history.
Editor: Jacquetta Hawkes
Size: 8¾" x 5¾"
Series: Past in the Present
Number of Pages: [VII] 312
£15.00 (Now Sold)