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1 Cousteau, Jacques Life and Death in a Coral Sea

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1971. Cousteau reveal an underwater world filled with structures of greater beauty, complexity, and vastness than anything built on land. Dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, 122 color and 20 b&w photographs, 20 line drawings, glossary, index, 302pp, contents as new, Fine/near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Edwards, Hugh Wreck on the Half-Moon Reef, The

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1970. Edwards recounts the true story of the wreck of the Dutch East India ship 'Zeewyk' on the west coast of Australia in 1727, and the extraordinary aftermath. Dust jacket, 8vo in grey cloth, map endpapers, 17 b&w illustrations, bibliography, index, 193pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Franzen, Anders Warship Vasa, The

Stockholm: Norstedt and Bonnier 1960, 1st. Deep diving and marine archeology in Sweden; the story of the 1628 capsizing and her reawakening 330 years later. Dust jacket wrinkled along edges, paper overlay on lower portion, black cloth, a letter and Vasa Xmas card laid in, b&w photos throughout, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good+. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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4 Hutton, J. Bernard Frogman Spy

New York: McDowell, Obolensky 1960, 1st US edition. Hutton tells the incredible but true story of the British diver who was captured by the Russians while attempting an underwater surveillance of a visiting Russian warship. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, 8vo in green cloth, 11 b&w illustrations, 180pp, owner's bookplate on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Hutton, J. Bernard Frogman Spy

New York: McDowell, Obolensky 1960, 1st US edition. Hutton tells the incredible but true story of the British diver who was captured by the Russians while attempting an underwater surveillance of a visiting Russian warship. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, 11 b&w illustrations, 180pp, EX-LIBRARY with usual stamps and labels, dust jacket overlaps pasted down on rear endpaper, contents clean and tight, Good/-. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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6 Kellogg, Winthrop N. Porpoises and Sonar

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Phoenix Science series, 1962, 2nd printing. Kellogg tells the story of how and other researchers investigated the elaborate method by which porpoises see with ears. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, 8 b&w plates, text figures, index, 177pp, name lightly written on rear cover o/w no marks, clean and tight, Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Kvarning, Lars A. Swedish Warship WASA, The

Basingstoke UK: The Macmillan Commercial Promotions Unit, Ltd. 1973. Booklet describing the history, rediscovery, and raising of the Wasa in Stockholm harbor where she capsized in 1628. SOFT cover, oblong 8vo saddle-stitched, b&w and color illustrations, 36pp, clean with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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8 Maas, Peter Terrible Hours, The

New York: HarperCollins 1999, 1st edition, 11th printing. The story of the man behind the greatest submarine rescue in history, with a blow-by-blow account of the Squalus disaster and its uncertain outcome. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in grey cloth and royal blue paper, 259pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, contents as new, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Petsche, Jerome E. Steamboat Bertrand, The

Washington: GPO, Department of Interior, National Park Service, Publications in Archeology 11, 1974. The history and excavation of a sunken steamboat of the Civil War era, lost in 1865 at Desoto Bend on the Missouri. SOFT cover rather rubbed, 8vo (6x9), color frontis, illustrated throughout with 101 photos and diagrams, 177pp, bibliography, index, owner's name-stamp on front endpaper o/w no marks, contents clean and tight, Very Good. 
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10 Poynter, Margaret Under the High Seas

New York: Atheneum 1983. Margaret Poynter and Donald Collins trace the history of oceanography--of discoveries on the sea floor, within the seas themselves, the currents, and the tides. Dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, 27pp of b&w illustrations, contents as new, near Fine. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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11 Ricciuti, Edward R. Killers of the Seas

New York: Walker and Company 1973, 1st printing. Ricciuti presents a rousing but scientifically sound survey of all the sea creatures that put dread in the hearts of men, from killer whales and sharks, barracudas, rays, eels, and more. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index, 308pp, corners lightly bumped, contents clean with no marks, Good+. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Torchio, Menico World Beneath the Sea, The

New York: Bounty Books/Crown Publishers 1973, 1st US. An early pictorial with most of the important species illustrated in beautiful color plates, text by Menico Torchio. Dust jacket with portions missing along top edges, small folio in red cloth, pictorial endpapers, color photographs throughout, 128pp, clean with no marks, Very Good/Poor. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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