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1 Dolphins: The Myth and the Mammal
Alpers, Antony
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1961 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Erik Thorn, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with small illustration of two dolphins on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated dark green endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 268 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has slight corner wear, is price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The fables, true experiences, and biological facts about dolphins. 8 vo.. Marine Life. 011202

Price: 18.00 USD
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2 Close to Shore: A True Story of Terror in an Age of Innocence
Capuzzo, Michael
New York Broadway Books 2001 0-7679-0413-0 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 317 pgs. with bibliography. Clean bright unchipped dustjacket has not been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Combining rich historical detail and a harrowing, pulse-pounding narrative, Close to Shore brilliantly re-creates the summer of 1916, when a rogue great white shark attached swimmers along the New Jersey Shore..." 8vo. Thriller. 008612

Price: 15.00 USD
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Danger is My Business, Craig, John D.
3 Danger is My Business
Craig, John D.
New York Simon & Schuster 1938 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. Hint of fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Black top-stained page edges. 309 pgs. with index. Illustrated with excellent full-page photographs of the divers, their equipment (fascinating for the time period), interesting sea creatures. Large 8vo. Adventure. 012219

Price: 12.00 USD
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4 The World's Whales: The Complete Illustrated Guide
Minasian, Stanley M., Balcomb, Kenneth C. III, Larry Foster
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Books 1984 0-89599-014-8 / 9780895990143 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with blind stamped whales on cover, silver-white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 224 pgs. Beautiful color photographs throughout. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped, and is enclosed in a new archival quality mylar cover. 10-1/4" x 10-1/4". Whales. 005552

Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Shark!
O'Connor, Patrick Fitzgerald
New York W. W. Norton 1954 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange cloth boards with black decoration (small shark fin amid ripples of water) and black lettering on spine. No fraying, very light wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. 255 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has fading to spine, small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 010777

Price: 12.00 USD
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6 At the Turn of the Tide: A Book of Wild Birds
Perry, Richard
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1972 0-8008-0506-2 / 9780800805067 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Nancy Lou Gahan, Illustrator 
Very clean green boards with turquoise cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 256 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift quality. 8vo. Birds. 011325

Price: 15.00 USD
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Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, Roughley, T. C.
7 Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef
Roughley, T. C.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated 
Very clean blue cloth boards with orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Maps on endpapers. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 282 pgs. with index. Illustrated with fifty-two color photographs by the author. Dustjacket is quite clean, with small chips at head and heel of spine, some corner and edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007364

Price: 20.00 USD
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8 The Wilderness Coast: Adventures of a Gulf Coast Naturalist
Rudloe, Jack
New York Truman Talley Books/E.P. Dutton 1988 0-525-24607-X / 9780525246077 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner inscription on fly leaf. 262 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Environmental Conservation. 008125

Price: 12.00 USD
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9 Exploring New England Shores: A Beachcomber's Handbook
Waters, John F.
Lexington, Mass. Stone Wall Press 1974 0-913276-09-X / 9780913276099 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean gold endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 198 pgs. Illustrated with photographs by the author, maps. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has some fading to spine and 1" closed tear at rear flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Information on coastline formation, shore ecology, crafts, aquariums, recipes, New England sea monsters, and more. 8 vo.. New England. 011024

Price: 15.00 USD
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10 On the Shore of the Sundown Sea
Watkins, T. H.
San Francisco/New York Sierra Club 1973 87156-084-4 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Earl Thollander 
Very clean ivory buckram cloth boards with illustration on cover, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Black endpapers. Lovely illustrations throughout by Earl Thollander. 126 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, clean with exception of extremely faint small sticker shadow on upper front corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A true story of the delights of living on the California coast, the threats to the natural beauty of the coastline, and efforts to save it.Environmental Conservation. 008457

Price: 10.00 USD
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