Survivors: The Animals and Plants That Time Has Left Behind (Richard Fortey)

Survivors: The Animals and Plants That Time Has Left Behind (Richard Fortey) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Natural History shelves. priced at £8.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…

London: HarperPress, 2011, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Chronological tables [1]; Colour photographs; Illustrated endpapers and blanks; Glossary;

From the cover: The history of life on Earth is far older and odder than many of us realise. Evolution has not completely obliterated its tracks as more advanced organisms have evolved. In this groundbreaking book, prize-winning science writer Richard Fortey chronicles lifes history not through the fossil record, but through the stories of organisms that have survived, almost unchanged, through geological time.

Scattered across the globe, these remarkable plants and animals speak to us of seminal events in the history of life. They range from humble algal mats dating back more than two billion years, to hard…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Sticker ghost and small scar to the lower panel, a couple small scuffs to the foot of the upper. Unlaminated dust wrapper slightly grubby. Text complete, clean and tight.

Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XV] 336 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.


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