THE DEPTHS OF THE SEA: AN ACCOUNT OF THE GENERAL RESULTS OF THE DREDGING CRUISES OF H.M.S. PORCUPINE AND LIGHTNING DURING THE SUMMER OF 1868, 1869, AND 1870, UNDER THE SCIENTIFIC DIRECTION OF DR. CARPENTER, F.R.S., J. GWYN JEFFREYS, F.R. S., AND DR. WYVIL
Thomson, C. Wyville


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Place Published: London
Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
Date Published: 1873

Description: 527 pp; an account of the Deep-sea Dredging Expeditions written for the general public showing that these undertakings and expenses added to human knowledge and to give the results of the work undertaken; with 84 highly detailed line drawing illustrations; 11 vignettes; plus 8 double page maps and plates in color; including 1 fold-out chart; maps and fold-out are in Fine condition; in blue boards with gilt stamping and gilt to top of page edges; has gift inscription on half-title page written in pencil: "handyman, from his uncle Isiah O. Low."; boards are slightly scuffed, corners bumped anf frayed; head of spine noticeably frayed; less so to foot; hinges split (We are assuming that Isiah O. Low is a member of the seafaring Low family of Salem and New York, whose ancesters helped build the Commonwealth of Massachusets and were prominent in the China Trade in the mid 1800's.)

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good

Book Id: 71071

Price: $297.97

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