Oxford & Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1980, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Black & white drawings; Colour drawings; Glossary;
From the cover: The forms, colours and activities of wild animals and plants are adaptive responses to the basic problems of survival: the need to eat, to avoid being eaten, and to mate and reproduce. Individuals interact in an often hostile world, as possible food sources, or potential predators to be avoided, or possible mates. A successful individual not only survives but also reproduces to pass on its genes to the next generation. In the process of sexual reproduction, however, it has pooled its genes with those of its mate so each individual tries to mate…
In the Survival in the Wild series.
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper nicked at the top edge of the upper panel, bruised at the lower corner of the boards with commenurate wear to the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight.
Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 158 pages. Index. 10″ x 7½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Natural History catalogue?