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  1. The Camel. His Organization, Habits and Uses,

    The Camel. His Organization, Habits and Uses,

    considered with Reference to his Introduction into the United States.
    First edition. George Perkins Marsh (1801-82) was an American lawyer, philologist and diplomat, whose book Man and Nature (1864) is recognised as an early work of conservationism or ecology, and was key in the establishment of the Adirondack Park. From 1849 to 1852 he was United States minister resident to the Ottoman Empire, doing much sound work there in the cause of religious tolerance. Learn More
    £150

    Date of Publication: 1856

    Published: Boston

    Stock Code: 97464

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