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Marion & Prince Edward: Africa's Southern Islands

By: Aleks Terauds(Author), John Cooper(Author), Steven L Chown(Author), Peter G Ryan(Author)

176 pages, colour photos

African Sun Press

Hardback | Nov 2010 | #194346 | ISBN-13: 9781920338428
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NHBS Price: £68.99 $90/€78 approx

About this book

This book tells the story of Marion Island and Prince Edward Island, South Africa's southernmost territories; their fiery origins, their discovery and exploitation, the amazing plants and animals that live and grow there, and their current importance for research and conservation. The book features various photographs which capture the beauty of these remote and unique environments.

"[...] The main aspect that impressed me with this book is the quality of the photographs--of which there are over 200, many filling an entire page. The quality of the whole production is lavish, with superb-quality printing on quality paper [...]"
- Keith Betton, Bulletin of the African Bird Club 18(2), September 2011

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