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Rocks, Ice, and Water

By: Alt, David D.

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 35007


Missoula MT: Mountain Press Publishing Company [1973] 1978, 2nd printing. Alt and co-author Donald W. Hyndman present the geology of Waterton-Glacier Park. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, illustrated with b&w and color photos, diagrams, glossary, references, 104pp, some discoloration to covers, contents clean with no marks, overall Good. View more info

World Ocean, The

By: Anikouchine, William A.

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 36794


Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1973. Anikouchine and co-author Richard W. Sternberg present an introduction to oceanography, drawn from their lectures for students without backgrounds in science. No dust jacket, 8vo in brown cloth with titles silver-stamped on front board, map endpapers, glossary, index, 338pp, some highlighting but without obscuring text, clean and tight, Good. View more info

Le Grand Livre de la Mer

By: Armand

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 12174


Paris: Braun et Cie, Mulhouse pour Information et Culture, 1970, 1st. A large format (10.5x13) book on the sea and man's relation to it, by a number of contributors including Cousteau, with spectacular color photos throughout. Text in FRENCH. No dust jacket, blue cloth, a full size packet of educational materials laid in, name on outside front endpaper o/w no marks, Very Good. View more info

Low Cost Shore Protection: Guide for Local Government

By: ARMY

Price: $12.80

Seller ID: 19178


no city: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 1981. A report developed to assist local government officials in planning, regulating, or other involvement with shoreline erosion prevention. SOFT cover, 8.5x11, 108pp, b&w photos, bibliography, glossary, no marks, near Fine. View more info

Time and Tide

By: Ball

Price: $65.00

Seller ID: 25378


London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Romance of Science series, 1892, 2nd revised edition. Subtitle: A Romance of the Moon, being two lectures delivered in the theatre of the London Institution on the afternoons of November 19 and 26, 1888, by Sir Robert S. Ball, Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry, Cambridge. A lucid explanation of tidal phenomena. No dust jacket, 12mo dark blue cloth with pictorial front board, and patterned endpapers, somewha... View more info

Downstream: A Natural History of the River

By: Bardach, John

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 16552


New York: Harper & Row 1964, stated 1st. An overview of rivers--their nature and the life they support. No duct jacket, 8vo in pictorial cover, profusely illustrated with drawings and b&w photos, bibliography, index, 278pp, red spot on top edge o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Atlas of the Sea

By: Barton

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 20638


New York: John Day 1974. Good. View more info

Forest and the Sea, The

By: Bates

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 21740


New York: Time Inc. 1964 reprint. A look at the economy of nature and the ecology of man, with introduction by Loren Eisely. SOFT cover, 5x8, 272pp, index, no marks, Very Good. View more info

Aldabra Alone

By: Beamish, Tony

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 34918


San Francisco: Sierra Club 1970. This is the first book to be written about a living natural history museum tucked away in a lost corner of the Indian Ocean. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, 8vo in blue cloth, 24 color photos, 2 appendices, 222pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info

Aldabra Alone

By: Beamish, Tony

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 35056


San Francisco: Sierra Club 1970. This is the first book to be written about a living natural history museum tucked away in a lost corner of the Indian Ocean. Dust jacket with a few small nicks on edges, 8vo in blue cloth, 24 color photos, 2 appendices, 222pp, owner's embossing on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good+. View more info

New World of the Oceans, The

By: Behrman, Daniel

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 25430


Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1969, 1st edition. A layman's guide to the study of the oceans and men who study them. SOFT cover, 12mo, no marks, 436pp, Very Good. View more info

Oceanography: Its Scope, Problems, and Economic Importance

By: Bigelow, Henry B.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 36725


Boston: Houghton Mifflin, Riverside Press 1931, 1st printing. At the request of the National Academy of Sciences, a committee considered what role the U.S. should play in a world-wide program of oceanographic research; this is par to that report and Bigelow's special contribution. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth with titles and design gilt-stamped on front board, 263pp, EX-LIBRARY with bookplate of Canadian Legation (Washington) on front endpapers and number on rear ... View more info

Drama of the Oceans, The

By: Borgese

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 16520


New York: Harry N. Abrams 1975, 1st. Dust jacket, as new, Fine. View more info

Mines of Neptune, The

By: Borgese

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 22113


New York: Harry N. Abrams 1985, 1st. Description of the current processes of ocean mining and much lore about mining since ancient times. Dust jacket, navy cloth, inscription on front endpaper o/w as new, near Fine. View more info

Drama of the Oceans, The

By: Borgese, Elisabeth M.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 35013


New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1975, 1st. Borgese describes the oceans in terms of the scene (geophysical, biological, and human settings), the actor (fishermen, warriors, oilmen, developers and others), and the drama (the death of the oceans and prospects for new life). Dust jacket, square 4to in green cloth with designs in gilt on front board, coated paper, 136 illustrations with 109 in full color, bibliography, index, 258pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine... View more info

Drama of the Oceans, The

By: Borgese, Elisabeth M.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 35014


New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1975, 1st. Borgese describes the oceans in terms of the scene (geophysical, biological, and human settings), the actor (fishermen, warriors, oilmen, developers and others), and the drama (the death of the oceans and prospects for new life). Dust jacket, square 4to in green cloth with designs in gilt on front board, coated paper, 136 illustrations with 109 in full color, bibliography, index, 258pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine... View more info

Drama of the Oceans, The

By: Borgese, Elisabeth M.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 35015


New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1975, 1st. Borgese describes the oceans in terms of the scene (geophysical, biological, and human settings), the actor (fishermen, warriors, oilmen, developers and others), and the drama (the death of the oceans and prospects for new life). Dust jacket lightly rubbed, square 4to in green cloth with designs in gilt on front board, coated paper, 136 illustrations with 109 in full color, bibliography, index, 258pp, clean and tight with no m... View more info

Fragile Structures

By: Bradford, Peter A.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 22803


New York: Harper & Row 1975, 1st. A story of oil refineries, national security, and the coast of Maine. Dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, index, 392pp, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Fragile Structures

By: Bradford, Peter A.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 35011


New York: Harper & Row 1975, 1st. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Bradford presents the story of oil refineries, national security, and the coast of Maine. Dust jacket lightly soiled and torn at corners, 8vo in navy cloth, index, 392pp, boards slightly concaved, some discoloration of endpapers, contents clean with no marks, overall a Fair copy. View more info

Coastal Zone Management

By: Brahtz, John F.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 34566


New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1972, 1st printing. Brahtz presents the work of 10 contributing authors who indicate ways to a rationale approach in regional management of the coastal zone and to describe management's problem. Dust jacket slightly rubbed, 8vo in blue cloth, b&w photos, index, 352pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info