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Galapagos : the flow of wildness.

Author/Creator:
Porter, Eliot, 1901-1990, photographer, author.
Publication:
San Francisco : Sierra Club, [1968]
Series:
Sierra Club exhibit format series ; 19-20.
Sierra Club exhibit format series ; 19-20
Format/Description:
Book
2 volumes (170 ; 186 pages) : color illustrations, map ; 36 cm
Subjects:
Natural history -- Galapagos Islands -- Pictorial works.
Galapagos Islands -- Pictorial works.
Galapagos Islands -- Description and travel.
Place of Publication:
United States California San Francisco.
England London.
Contents:
1. Discovery / photographs by Eliot Porter ; introduction by Loren Eiseley, with selections from Herman Melville, Charles Darwin, J.R. Slevin, William Beebe, and others ; edited by Kenneth Brower ; foreword by David Brower
2. Prospect / photographs by Eliot Porter ; introduction by J.P. Milton ; text by Eliot Porter and Kenneth Brower ; edited, with a foreword, by Kenneth Brower.
Notes:
"Publisher's note: This book is set in Centaur and Arrighi by Mackenzie & Harris, Inc., San Francisco, with assistance from Sun Engraving , 6-10 Kirby Street, London...The book is lithographed on Star Astralux by Garrod & Llofthouse Ltd., London, and double-spread collated and bound in Winterbottom's Art Canvas by Webb Son and Co. Ltd., London. The design is by David Brower"--verso of title page.
Includes bibliographical references (v. 1, page 42; v. 2, page 36).
Local notes:
Penn Libraries Rare copy gifted by Dr. Mark B. Adams in 2018.
Penn Libraries Rare copy has dust jackets for each volume; and both are housed in a slipcase.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B., (former owner) (Adams copy)
Penn Chronology:
1968
Contributor:
Brower, Kenneth, 1944- editor, author.
Brower, David, 1912-2000, writer of foreword, binding designer.
Milton, John P., writer of introduction.
Eiseley, Loren C., 1907-1977, writer of introduction.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891, author.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882, author.
Sierra Club, publisher.
Garrod & Lofthouse, lithographer.
Mackenzie & Harris, typesetter, printer.
Webb Son and Co., binder.
Mark B. Adams Emergence of Modern Science Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
302409
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