Title: The Depths of the Sea
Publisher: Macmillan and Co, London
Publication Date: 1873
Book Condition: Good+
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket
Edition: First Edition.
Owner's signature. Rebacked with most of original cloth spine laid down. Lacking half-title. Gutters strengthened with cloth tape. 1/8" to cloth at tail corner of rear board. 1 1/2" corner missing to front free endpaper. Text block in very good condition. ; xx, , 527, 61 pages + plates + maps. In-text illustrations. Blue cloth boards with gilt illustration on spine and front board. Top page edges gilt. "With the publishers compliments" blind-stamped on title page. Title continues: "An account of the general results of the dredging cruises of H.M.SS. 'Porcupine' and 'Lightning' during the summers of 1868, 1869, and 1870, under the scientific direction of Dr. Carpentier, F.R.S., J. Gwym Jeffreys, F.R.S., And Dr. Wyville Thomson, F.R.S." Contents include: Introduction; The Cruise of the 'Lightning'; The Cruise of the 'Porcupine'; The Cruises of the 'Porcupine' (continued); Deep-Sea Sounding; Deep-Sea Dredging; Deep-Sea Temperatures; The Gulf-Stream; The Deep Sea Fauna; The Continuity of the Chalk.; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 5590
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