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1 Briggs, Peter 200,000,000 Years Beneath the Sea

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1972, 2nd. The story of the Glomar Challenger--prior to the revelations about her true purpose. Dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, 16pp b&w plates, index, 228pp, near Fine. 
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2 Briggs, Peter 200,000,000 Years Beneath the Sea

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1971, 1st edition. Briggs presents and account of the 'Glomar Challenger'--the ship that unlocked the secrets of the oceans--told prior to the revelation about her true purpose. Dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, 16pp b&w plates, index, 228pp, near Fine/near fine. 
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3 Carlisle, Robert D. B. Water Ways

Elizabeth NJ: Elizabethtown Water Company 1982. A history of the Elizabethtown water company, organized in 1854 and today among the ten largest if investor-owned systems. Dust jacket with several tears, 8vo in navy cloth with design gilt-stamped on front board, b&w illustrations throughout, bibliography, index, 285pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Carson, Rachel Edge of the Sea, The

New York: signet/The New American Library [1955] 1955, 7th printing thus. Carson describes the nature of the shore and the lives of the sea animals that inhabit it, with line drawings by Bob Hines. SOFT cover, 12mo, profusely illustrated, index, 238pp, pages beginning to age-darken but no marks, Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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5 Christie Water

New York: D. Van Nostrand Company 1912. The purification of water and its in industry, rather than drinking, including softening, aerating, filtering, and more. No dust jacket, 8vo in maroon cloth, some etching especially on spine, many diagrams including one in color and several foldouts, contents clean and tight, index, 219pp, Good. 
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6 Cousteau, Jacques Living Sea, The

New York: Harper & Row, Publishers 1963, BOMC edition. Cousteau and James Dugan present the classic first book describing the cruises of Calypso and the undersea world in living color. Dust jacket chipped at corners, 8vo in beige cloth with design stamped on front board, foldout map, 24 of color photos, 64pp of b&w photos, 325pp, clean and tight with no marks, overall a Very Good copy of a cultural and scientific classic. 
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7 Deacon, G. E. R. Seas, Maps, and Men

New York: Crescent Books / Crown Publishers 1962. An atlas-history of man's exploration of the sea in six sections--The Earth and its Oceans, Men Against the Sea, Life in the Sea, Sunken Cities and Forgotten Wrecks, New Attack on the Sea, and the Future of the Sea--written by experts and filled with useful maps, diagrams, photographs, and paintings, many in full color. Dust jacket ragged with portions of spine missing but intact, tall 4to half-bound in black and beige cloth, pictorial endpapers, profusely illustrated in color and monochrome, 297pp, no marks, Very Good/Good. 
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8 Dugan, James World Beneath The Sea

Washington: National Geographic Society 1967. Dugan devoted more than two decades to intensive study of the ocean and opens here a treasure chest of information about our undersea world--including the first known underwater photograph. Dust jacket chipped along edges, 4to in green cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated throughout in color, index, 204pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Good. 
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9 Ericson, David B. Ever-Changing Sea, The

New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1967, 1st edition. David Ericson and Goesta Wollin present an updated account of the emerging science of oceanography. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, index, 354+xiipp, owner's name on inside front endpaper o/w no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Gottlieb, Robert Life of Its Own, A

San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers 1988, 1st edition. Gottlieb presents an absorbing account of the politics and power of water, and how this once free gift of nature has been transformed into private property. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in blue cloth and cream paper, map, index, 332pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Graves, Norman J. Land, Water and Mineral Resources in Science Education

Oxford: Pergamon Press for ICSU Press, Science and Technology and Future Human Needs series, Volume 4, 1987. Graves examines the value of teaching about these resources and suggests strategies for doing so. No dust jacket issued, 8vo in pictorial vinyl, text figures throughout, index, 312pp, owner's name cut off from inside front endpaper, EX-LIBRARY stamped withdrawn on title o/w no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Groen, P. Waters of the Sea, The

London: D. Van Nostrand Company Ltd. 1967. An oceanographer provides a balanced and lucid account based on a mass of scientific information to explain the various phenomena of the oceans. Dust jacket rubbed with small patch scuffed on front cover, 8vo in blue cloth, 4 charts, 30 plates, text figures, bibliography, index, 328pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Groen, P. Waters of the Sea, The

London: D. Van Nostrand Company Ltd. 1967. An oceanographer provides a balanced and lucid account based on a mass of scientific information to explain the various phenomena of the oceans. Dust jacket rubbed with corners chipped, 8vo in blue cloth, 4 charts, 30 plates, text figures, bibliography, index, 328pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Guillerme, Andre E. Age of Water, The

College Station TX: Texas A&M University Press 1988, 1st US. The essential role of water and the hydrographic system to provide it in the urban environment of France, AD 300-1800. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, index, 293pp, as new, Fine. 
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15 Guillerme, Andre E. Age of Water, The

College Station TX: Texas A&M University Press 1988, 1st US. The essential role of water and the hydrographic system to provide it in the urban environment of France, AD 300-1800. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 52 b&w text figures, extensive end-notes, 24pp of bibliography, index, contents as mew, Fine/Fine. 
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16 Hornig, Donald F. Effective Use of the Sea

Washington: GPO 1966. Report of the Panel on Oceanography of the President's Science Advisory Committee, by Lyndon Johnson's Special Assistant for Science and Technology Dr. Donald F. Hornig, et alia. SOFT cover, 8vo, index, 144pp, light soil and owner's name on covers, contents clean and tight with no marks, Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 Kneese, Allen V. Water Research

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, for Resources for the Future, Inc. [1967] 1970, 2nd printing. Editors Kneese and Stephen C. Smith present the papers from Seminars in Water Resources Research, Colorado State University in 1965; includes economic analysis, water reallocation, political and administrative problems, hydrology and engineering, and more. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, illustrated with diagrams and charts, index, 526pp, owner's name blacked out on front endpaper o/'w no marks, Very Good. 
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18 Kopper, Philip Wild Edge, The

New York: Times Books / Quadrangle 1979, 1st edition, 1st printing. Inscribed and SIGNED on title. Kopper presents a field guide to the life and lore of the Great Atlantic Beaches, including their flora and fauna, their geography, and ways to safely enjoy them. Dust jacket with price clipped, 8vo half-bound in green cloth and faux leather, illustrated with line drawings by Anne E. Lacy, index, 280pp, clean and tight, Very Good/Very Good. 
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19 Kopper, Philip Wild Edge, The

New York: Times Books / Quadrangle 1979. Kopper presents a field guide to the life and lore of the Great Atlantic Beaches, including their flora and fauna, their geography, and ways to safely enjoy them. Dust jacket with price clipped, 8vo half-bound in green cloth and faux leather, illustrated with line drawings by Anne E. Lacy, index, 280pp, inside front endpaper removed, clean and tight with no marks, Good/Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Langewiesche, William Outlaw Sea, The

New York: North Point Press 2004, 1st printing. Langewiesche describes the licit and illicit enterprises that flourish on our seas. Dust jacket with light wear, 8vo half-bound in navy cloth and blue paper, map endpapers, 239pp, no marks, Very Good/Good. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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