A CONCRETE LOOK AT NATURE: Central Park (and other) Glimpses.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Quadrangle - New York Times Book Co., (1974.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at nature as found in urban areas - especially in New York City's Cenral Park: 4 of the chapters focus on the birds and animals to be found in the park. Other chapters cover such diverse topics as living through the heaviest rainfall ever recorded in an 8 hour period, miscroscopic soil and water life, champion trees, virgin forests, and the source of light called bioluminescence (found in fireflies and fishes). Illustrated with 26 black and white drawings by Hope S. Buyukmihci. Double page map of Central Park on the endpapers. Index. 242 pp. ISBN: 0-812904710.
Condition: Very near fine in near fine dust jacket (a tight clean copy which appears unread, but old price inked on front endpaper.)