The Green Web - A Union for World Conservation [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Holdgate, Martin

Price: £45.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, large octavo, pp xii, 308, paperback a very good copy. Extremely scarce. With a charming signed presentation inscription from the author on the title page - "Richard Fitter, who saw the first strands of the web woven......" [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper. The author is an English biologist and environmental scientist. He taught at Manchester University, Durham University and Cambridge, as well as undertaking expeditions to Tristan da Cunha, south-west Chile and the Antarctic. He was Chief Biologist to the British Antarctic Survey, then research director of the Nature Conservancy Council and, for eighteen years, Chief Scientist and head of research at the Department of the Environment. Subsequently, he was Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature. After his formal retirement, he was a member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution and served as co-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Forests, and Secretary of the UN Secretary General's High-Level Board on Sustainable Development.]

Title: The Green Web - A Union for World Conservation [Richard Fitter's copy]

Author Name: Holdgate, Martin

Categories: Conservation,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Earthscan Publications Ltd: 1999

ISBN Number: 1853835951

ISBN Number 13: 9781853835957

Book Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013472

Keywords: richard.fitter.