Ocean, oceanography, oceanic
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Edison NJ: Chartwell Books, Inc., 2002. Hardcover. 235p., profuse period images in color, colorful ancient maps and some colorphoto site photography; text and illustrations on excellent coated paperstock throughout. First English-language edition boards gilt in decorated dust jacket, faintest edgewear to jacket, a fine copy of a great 13.5x10 inch.....
New Delhi: Published for the Division of Ocean Sciences, National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. by Amerind Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., 1991. Hardcover. v, 97p., lcciv (plates); enormous hardbound (11.5x17 inches) bound with plastic rings beneath glossy paper over boards, matte and coated paperstock throughout. Facing German and English texts. Charts/maps.....
San Francisco: Bonhams & Butterfields, 2007. Paperback. 181, profuse fullpage and vignette exhibit photos in color on high-gloss paperstock, the usual top-of-the-line format: 10.5x8.5 inch coated grey wraps. The two outer corner-tips are bumped, the lower one also creased, no ownership or other markings, a good copy.
Honolulu: Bernice P. Bishop Museum, 1964. Paperback. First published in 1957, reprinted in separate sections 1964. this is section vii, 533-585p. Softbound, printed on high-gloss alkaline paperstock, numerous exhibit photographs amidst a running text. Cover has a small seller's price sticker, there is a little bit of dust and abrasion.....
Santa Barbara, CA: McNally & Loftin, 1993. 207p., illustrated in b&w with site photography and carefully drawn diagrams with stats and cautionings; cover features four photos in color. Softbound, a 10x8 inch paperback, minor shelfwear and cover has a corner crease. Photos and maps of the caves on the island.....
Friday Harbor WA: Long House Printcrafters, 1979. Pamphlet. 120p., softbound booklet in 8.5x5.5 inch stapled decorated wraps (stylized orca image by Susan LaRue), numerous photos and line maps. Item has picked up faint damp damage with some subtle ripple and a little offset color from cover onto text paper, but.....
San Juan PR: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico / Duke University, 1995. Paperback. xviii, 193p., illustrated with numerous b&w site photos, diagrams, line maps and tables. Softbound in oblong 8x10 inch photo-decorated wraps, absolutely clean, sound and unmarked, a very good copy. Living with the shore series.
Fort Myers: Self-published, 1978. xii, 174p., 8.5x11 inches, introduction, foreword, illustrations, afterword, appendixes, very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Personal inscription (to "Christo"!) signed by the author/publisher. Sanibel is offshore of the tip of the Florida peninsula.
San Francisco: Pacific Division/American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1979. Paperback. 493p., coated paperstock illustrated with charts, maps and diagrams; softbound in 10x7 inch decorated wraps. Mild external signs of wear, top edge has a couple light bumps, ownership name of [A. Starker] Leopold on cover (he was a......
New York: The Witkin Gallery, Inc., 1991. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, about 22p., introduction, vita and perhaps 16 captioned plates on high-gloss paperstock. Softbound in oblong 8.5x11 inch stapled grey wraps with slight external hints of handling, no ownership or other marks (except our SKU), a very good copy. Lots of aerial.....
Orissa, India: Smt. Shantilata Das, undated, circa 1980. 126p., sewn signatures in 8.5x5.5 inch decorated wraps; somewhat worn, with wrinkled lamination and a small snag at the heel, some offset color inside front cover but essentially sound and clean. Cover illustration shows mother and child.
San Diego: San Diego Society of Natural History, 1952. 87p., 5.25x8.25 inches, introduction, directions for collecting, keys to the genera, list of species, notes, glossary, bibliography, index, very good reprint of 1945 original with minor revisions, pamphlet in stapled white wraps, lightl-worn with rusty staples. San Diego Society of Natural.....
New York: American Geographical Society, 1936. Paperback. Offprint, pp.48-58, large folded map in color bound in following text, b&w photographic plates with text on coated paperstock; paperback item in plain printed grey 10x6.5 inch wraps. Mildest signs of any handling or age, map is unmolested, a very good copy.
Brooklyn, NY: Kinship Publications, 1997. 145p., several census tables, 8.5x5.5 inch copyshop binding under glossy decorated cover wraps. Signed and inscribed by the African American author, very good copy. Second in Goodwine's series on the history and heritage of the Gullah and Geechee people.
London: The Religious Tract Society, 1896. Hardcover. 158p., + [ii ads] frontis + 23 illustrations, front hinge starting, corners bumped and mild wear otherwise good first edition in blue illustrated cloth featuring a cover vignette of a white steamer being towed by a red tugboat over green waves, gilt titles.....