The Arcturus Adventure: An Account of the New York Zoological Society's First Oceanographic Expedition, with 77 Illustrations from Colored Plates, Photographs and Maps

By: Beebe, William

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First edition. Lacks jacket. Rear board edge a bit soiled, front hinge beginning to weaken, ink gift note on front flyleaf, front and end matter and plates lightly foxed. 1926 Hard Cover. xix, [1], 439, [1] pp. 8vo. Original forest green cloth, blind-stamped borders, gilt titles. Color illustrated endpapers, color plates, black & white photographs, maps. Recounts the first oceanographic expedition of the New York Zoological society, an attempt to investigate the Sargasso Sea and the Humboldt Current. Beebe was also known for his deep sea dives in the Bathysphere designed for him by Otis Barton.

Title: The Arcturus Adventure: An Account of the New York Zoological Society's First Oceanographic Expedition, with 77 Illustrations from Colored Plates, Photographs and Maps

Author: Beebe, William

Categories: Ecology & Environmental Science, Biology, Nautical & Exploration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1926

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2278347

Keywords: ADVENTURE OCEANOGRAPHY OCEANOGRAPHIC EXPEDITION ZOOLOGY ZOOLOGICAL STUDY,