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Ribbon Of Sand: The Amazing Convergence Of The Ocean And The Outer Banks, Alexander, John and James Lazell
1 Ribbon Of Sand: The Amazing Convergence Of The Ocean And The Outer Banks
Alexander, John and James Lazell
Chapel Hill, North Carolina Algonquin Books 1992 0945575327 / 9780945575320 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue paper-covered boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps and drawings. 238 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (18.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022845

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The Seas and Their Shells - A Collector's Guide to the Seashells of the World, Angeletti, Sergio
2 The Seas and Their Shells - A Collector's Guide to the Seashells of the World
Angeletti, Sergio
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1978 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.S. Edition (so stated) in clean original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated from the Italian by Jean Richardson. More than 250 dazzling photographs in full color, arranged according to the geographic location in which the shells can be found and accompanied by descriptive notes that serve as an aid to identification. 334 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collector's guide to the seashells of the World with over 250 full-color illustrations. 027505

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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 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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Man and the Underwater World, De Latil, Pierre and Jean Rivoire
4 Man and the Underwater World
De Latil, Pierre and Jean Rivoire
London Jarrolds 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First British edition, published in 1956. Translated from the French by Edward Fitzgerald, with 108 illustrations. Blue cloth boards with silver illustration at lower right corner of cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 400 pages with index. 023438

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The Dance of the Flying Gurnards: America's Coastal Curiosities and Beachside Wonders, John Waldman
5 The Dance of the Flying Gurnards: America's Coastal Curiosities and Beachside Wonders
John Waldman
Guilford, Connecticut The Lyons Press 2002 1585743682 / 9781585743681 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean light turquoise paper covered boards with yellow spine, brown lettering on spine. Light bumping to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To John, Maybe you'll find a metaphor in here somewhere - Regards, John Walden." 208 pages. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Informative and engaging sourcebook to introduce beachgoers, waterfront residents, vacationers, and boaters to the natural charms and menaces of the three North American coastlines. 022321

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Better Than Oceans, Kimbrough,  Emily
6 Better Than Oceans
Kimbrough, Emily
New York Harper & Row 1976 0060123710 / 9780060123710 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Mircea Vasiliu, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; very slightly cocked. Pages are clean with clean illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. Illustrated with drawings by Mircea Vasiliu. 231 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (8.95 on front inside flap), slight age-toning to spine and edges, very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book on river travel -- Emily Kimbrough's adventures during leisurely travel on the rivers of France, and later on the Connecticut River in the United States. 022849

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Family Trouble, McFee, William
7 Family Trouble
McFee, William
New York Random House 1949 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean rust red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 310 pages. Clean illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has tiny shallow chip at top spine edge, one 1/2" closed edge tear at bas of spine at fold, slightest hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The romantic adventures of Chief Engineer Spenlove - a novel of human destiny among the friends and acquaintances of the narrator on three oceans and two continents. 026489

Price: 30.00 USD
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Oceans, poles and airmen: The first flights over wide waters and desolate ice, Montague, Richard
8 Oceans, poles and airmen: The first flights over wide waters and desolate ice
Montague, Richard
New York Random House 1971 0394462378 / 9780394462370 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition with correct number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with red and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Illustrated with 35 photographs. 307 pp. with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), one tiny closed edge tear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019701

Price: 15.00 USD
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Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, Roughley, T. C.
9 Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef
Roughley, T. C.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1947 First 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

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