Euphrates and Tigris, Mesopotamian Ecology and Destiny

RZOSKA, Julian. Euphrates and Tigris, Mesopotamian Ecology and Destiny.

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RZOSKA, Julian Euphrates and Tigris, Mesopotamian Ecology and Destiny. The Hague, Dr. W. Junk, 1980.

Royal 8vo. Original cloth with dust-wrappers; pp. 122, illustrated; apart from light fading to wrappers a very good copy.
Very uncommon first edition of this collection of essays on human dependency and and interaction with the natural world through Iraq's long history, including chapters on the Marsh Arabs, use and knowledge of bitumen in ancient times, the abundance of flora and fauna in and along the river systems, crops, wildlife, geology and climate.

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