The End of Nature
NY, Random House, (1989). McKibben's landmark book, the first nonfiction book on the subject of climate change to reach a general audience, and one of the early entries in what could be considered the third epoch of the field of Natural History: if one counts as the first, up through much of the 1800s, the time when naturalists found God in the world; the second being the post-Darwinian era of naturalists finding pleasure in the world; and the third, current era, of naturalists sounding the alarm over our destruction of the world. Signed by McKibben, and oddly scarce thus. McKibben once said that at the time of publication the total number of books written about global warming could fit in a single box. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. [#033523] SOLD
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