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Auction 101, Lot 589

"[Lot of 2] Those in Peril on The Sea [together with] Mysteries of the Deep",

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1962-80 (published)



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First, edited by Edouard A. Stackpole, is a compilation of history's most exciting sea stories told through first person, eyewitness accounts. Includes stories from the shipwreck of St. Paul to contemporary nuclear submarines. Illustrated with period engravings, maps, illuminations and line drawings. Dial Press, 1962, 272 pp., endpaper map. Latter, edited by Joseph J. Thorndike, Jr., is an exploration of the mysteries of strange sea creatures, legendary voyages and lost ships, sunken treasure, as well as puzzles of ocean science. American Heritage Publishing Co., New York, 1980, 352 pp., richly illustrated. Both hardbound.


Condition: A

Former dustjacket worn and torn with protective sleeve. Lightly age toned. Latter with contents very good, spine sunned, no dustjacket.

Estimate: $40 - $50


Closed on 12/4/2002