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A Guide to the Natural World (and Index to the Life Nature Library)
A Guide to the Natural World - and Index to the Life Nature Library Author:The Editors of Life With this, the 25th volume in the Life Nature Library, we bring to a close an editorial enterprise that has spanned nearly five years. At the outset we planned to publish only seven books, and had a staff of three people. We very quickly discovered that both figures were hopelessly inadequate for the goals we began to realize were possible. The ... more »natural world was simply too interesting and too varied to be covered in seven books, and the editorial demands on our staff off three were so heavy that we soon grew to more than 25.
Now complete, the series sets some impressive benchmarks. It runs to well over a million words and nearly 4,000 pictures. It has been translated into eight different languages and is sold in more than 90 countries around the world.« less