Very Good in Very Good jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Type: Hardback Introduction by Edwin Way Teale. First Edition. Line drawings by Stanley Wyatt. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Very Good Condition. Four photographic sections, The wondrous story of water, its immense force, beauty, and significance in the origin, development, and balance of life. The author explores the watery origins of life, the influence of life's long watery environment, and how it all comes to bear on land animals. He looks at many grotesque creatures such as jellyfich. sea squirts, cuttlefish and octopuses and what they may have to tell about man. He goes on to explain the watery richness of the glacial delta of North America, its significance and how it is threatened. Lastly, he examines thermal pollution and this current threat to water and life. Binding of blue half-cloth w/gilt titles, green cloth over boards, very clean, sunned along top and botton edge, lower edge rubbed, no corner wear. Tight and solid sewn binding. Multiple-toned green designed endpapers. Internals as new. Clean jacket with light edgewear, price-clipped. 274 pages. 1971, Prentice-Hall, USA.
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