Sign In | Register
No image available

Half Mile Down

by Beebe, William

Condition: Light rubbing to cloth on spine, minor bump to the top outer corner of text, a few pages with minor foxing; a tight and clean co


New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1934. First edition.. Light rubbing to cloth on spine, minor bump to the top outer corner of text, a few pages with minor foxing; a tight and clean copy in very good condition.. Pp. xix, 344, color frontispiece of a view from the bathysphere, 8 color plates, 123 text-figures. Publisher's original black cloth, lettered in silver on the spine and blind-stamped with a descending bathysphere on the front cover, lg 8vo. This is the stated first edition. William Beebe (1877-1962) is most remembered for the numerous expeditions that he conducted for the New York Zoological Society. This is Beebe's third expedition concerning marine research - this volume covers descents of the bathysphere in the waters around Nonsuch Island. No ownership marks.


  • Bookseller: Natural History Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 7853
  • Title: Half Mile Down
  • Author: Beebe, William
  • Book condition: Used - Light rubbing to cloth on spine, minor bump to the top outer corner of text, a few pages with minor foxing; a tight and clean co
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1934. First edition.


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)



Help & frequently asked questions


Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket....[more]
First Edition
In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in cases ...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use....[more]

$17.00

$5.00 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




Where can I get my book appraised?

Do you need to get an appraisal for a valuable book? This short guide from our Book Collecting Guide might help.

2017: Uncommonly Good Books Sold This Year

Most Interesting Books Sold in 2017

From some of the expected classics to some modern surprises, we've gathered our observations of the book buying trends in 2017. Enjoy the gallery of some of the most interesting books sold this year!

 


Trustpilot