The Book of the Sea, edited by Aubrey de Selincourt, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1961. 1st Edition.
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1961. Dimensions : 205mm x 133mm x 32mm. Weight : 0.600kg net. Condition : Good.
The Book of the Sea, Edited by Aubrey de Selincourt. Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, 22, Henrietta Street, London, 1961. First Edition. Printed in Great Britain by Billing and Sons Ltd., London and Guildford. Cat. No. 6/2433/1.
Dimensions : 205mm x 133mm x 32mm. Weight : 0.600kg net.
8vo, (i-xxiv), 375 medium duty light gloss numbered pages. 4 full page colour plates. Cat. No. 6/2433/1.
Condition/Notes : Good. DJ : Quite good. DJ : Colour printed Dutch Shipping on the Y at Amsterdam. DJ front light wear edges. Back DJ with 20mm long vertical tear top edge with cellotape on inside. DJ spine with with wear top edge and light wear lower edge. DJ front fold good with browning top edge, summary and price marked 25s. Cat. No. 6/2433/1 and pencil marked 50p. DJ back fold blank with browning top edge and 76/7 in pencil. Front dark blue linen board with light wear edges, bumps to corners, good plain face. Back board similar. Spine light wear top and tail, lettering and illustration in silver, title in red box. Front e/p and paste-down illustrated with double colour illustration of Dutch Shipping on the Y at Amsterdam. pp follows with title and browning top edge; verso faded ink owner's name in script. Title page facing; copyright verso and Note. Dedication follows. Contents follows. Notes on illustrations follows (ix-x). Introduction (xiii-xxiv). Commences The Face of the Sea. Pages good with light wear and light toning to edges. 4 colour plates good. Binding quite tight. Notes, Acknowledgements, Index of Authors follows. Back e/p and p/d as front. Red ink to top edge, dusting to edges.
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