The Sea and Its Living Wonders: A Popular Account of The Marvels of the Deep and of the Progress of Maritime Discovery from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time

By: Hartwig, G. (Dr.)

Price: NZ$70.20

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Book Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued


Folding map is extremely tatty with long tears along the folds and tape repairs. Leather worn and fraying at head of spine. Small 3/8" chips to leather at corners of boards. Hinges intact. ; Sixth edition. xv, [1], 514 pages + colour folding map + frontispiece + plates. Full green calf binding with red lettering piece on spine. Gilt school crest on boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Gilt ruled borders to boards, with tools at corners. Page dimensions: 212 x 140mm. Numerous small woodcut illustrations in the text. Illustrations include "Penguins on the South Polar Ice". Provenance: gilt coat of arms of "Reg. Schol. Ardmach" (Royal School, Armargh, Ireland). Ink school prize on inscription on front endpaper to Frederick Lowrie Boyd, from Rev. W. Morris[?] Mergan.

Title: The Sea and Its Living Wonders: A Popular Account of The Marvels of the Deep and of the Progress of Maritime Discovery from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time

Author Name: Hartwig, G. (Dr.)

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1882

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 17810

Keywords: Travel India History