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Half Mile Down

By Beebe, William




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Half Mile Down

Beebe, William

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1934. Classic of deep-sea exploration: Beebe & his steel 'bathysphere' were the first to descend to the black depths of the Atlantic near Bermuda, seeing many fish in their natural habitat for the first time - but still only reaching a quarter of the ocean's average depth. Includes a history of diving and the origins of the bathysphere idea - an evening's conversation with President Theodore Roosevelt. Stated first edition (first printing). Hardcover, full black cloth, silver titling, blind-stamped decoration. Light wear to book; minor cockling to tissue guard of frontispiece; jacket lightly rubbed & edgeworn with a few small scuffs to the spine. Text clean; xix, blank, 344 pages; index, appendices including technical notes on the bathysphere in 1930 and 1934, bibliography of diving history, notes on specific dives, list of organisms observed, summary & conclusions; 123 b/w photos & figures, 8 color plates as called for.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by John & Helen Tee-Van, et al.. Large Octavo.

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Half Mile Down

Beebe, William

New York: Harcourt Brace, 1934. Second printing in year of first publication. Pp. xix, 344, 123 illustrations, 8 in color, index, color frontis ill. with tissue guard, front map endpapers, rear endpapers illustrated with color diagram of bathysphere etc., octavo format in dark blue blindstamped cloth, dustjacket. Text is Nearly Fine with firm binding, fresh unworn cloth, no significant flaws, owner's inscription on half-title page dated 1935. Dust jacket is not price-clipped, few short tears, modest edge-wear, some loss to tips, some chipping to spine-ends, up to .25". A very attractive copy. Scarce in dust jacket. . 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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Half Mile Down(1935) 1935 [Full Leather Bound]

William Beebe

2017. SUPER DELUXE EDITION. New. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding. Reprinted in 2017 with the help of original edition published long back [1935]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure in old look so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - English, Pages 451. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED.

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HALF MILE DOWN

Beebe, William

New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company. Very Good+. 1935. Hardcover. Binding loose in spots. Inkstamps to verso of front endpaper and dedication page; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 344 pages .

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Half Mile Down(1935) 1935 [Leather Bound]

William Beebe

2017. Leather Bound. New. Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Leaf Printing on round Spine. Reprinted in 2017 with the help of original edition published long back [1935]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - English, Pages 451. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED FOR LEATHER BOUND BOOKS. {FOLIO EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE.}

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Half Mile Down

Beebe, William

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co, 1934. Published under the Auspices of the New York Zoological Society. Cloth, 344 pp., eight color plates, 123 illus. Covers lightly rubbed, handled, edgeworn; page edges tanned, top edge dusty. Clip from dustjacket mounted on front pastedown. [CHB] Size: 8vo. 1st.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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Half Mile Down

Beebe, William

London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1935. A fair condition hardcover, in black cloth with blue illustration embossed on front cover, white writing to spine, chips & tears to top of spine up to 1cm pices are missing, binding is tight & strong, no marks or inscriptions, all plates & illustrations present a nice copy internally. Photos supplied upon request. Due to weight postal adjustment may be reqd.. First English. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.

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Half mile down

Beebe, William

Duell, Sloan and Pearce. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Half Mile Down

Beebe, William

New York: Harcourt Brace, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Color and b/w Illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" In black cloth with silver spine titling, 8vo, 344pp. With 123 illustrations and 8 colored plates. (minor light shelfwear to extremities).

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Half Mile Down

Beebe, William

New York, NY: Harcourt Brace, 1944. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 9.53 x 6.73 x 1.5. "Reprint. Moderate general wear. 344 pages. . ISBN: B0031K9VII. Catalogs: Science/Nature:.

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Half Mile Down(1935) 1935 [Hardcover]

William Beebe

2017. Hardcover. New. {Size: 14.34 x 22.59 cms} Lang: - English, Pages 451. Reprinted in 2017 with the help of original edition published long back [1935]. This book is Printed in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.

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Half Mile Down(1935) 1935

William Beebe

2017. Softcover. New. {Size: 13.34 x 21.59 cms} Lang: - English, Pages 451. Reprinted in 2017 with the help of original edition published long back [1935]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.

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Half mile down,

Beebe, William

Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1934. Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Half mile down

Beebe, William

Duell, Sloan and Pearce. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Price: $6.47


Half mile down

Beebe, William

Duell, Sloan and Pearce. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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Price: $6.47


Half Mile Down

Beebe, William

Harcourt Brace. Used - Acceptable. Acceptable condition. No Dust Jacket. Former Library book.

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Price: $20.90