The Sea Around Us

The Sea Around Us

Staples Press London 1957 2nd edn 2nd printing.  8vo Illust 230p.  D/J.   printed e/p. An award winning book that has a focus on the human interest and significant aspects in the life history of the ocean told with literary skill and scientific accuracy. Divided into three parts. Part 1, The Mother Sea, covers the beginnings, patterns of the surface, the changing year, the sunless sea, hidden lands, birth of an island and the shape of ancient seas.  Part 2, The Restless Sea, discusses wind and water, wind sun and the spinning earth and moving tides. The final part covers the global thermostat, wealth from the salt seas and the encircling sea.   Drawings by Catherine Howe.  D/J price clipped. Jock Grey name plate. Slight foxing.  - Fine

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