First UK edition, first printing. Publisher's original purple boards with titles in silver gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with 32 black and white photographic plates and numerous maps and charts. A near fine copy, the binding square and tight with a bump to the bottom corner of the upper board. The contents are clean and crisp throughout and remain free from any previous owners' inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the very good or better lightly rubbed dustwrapper which has a couple of marks to the front and rear panels and some fading to the spine. Not price-clipped (£7.35 to the front flap).
An important work on the role of climate and climate change in shaping human history by the renowned French historian of the Annales school.
Stock code: 19217