The Arcturus Adventure: An Account of the New York Zoological Society's First Oceanographic Expedition
By Beebe, William
Pp. xix, (i), 439; 8 color plates mostly of fish, 69 black-and-white photographs and maps. Publisher’s original dark green textured cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, color pictorial endpapers of tropical reef fishes, top page edge in gilt, lg 8vo. This is the first printing of the first edition. William Beebe (1877-1962) is most remembered for the numerous expeditions that he conducted for the New York Zoological Society. On some of these expeditions he took deep dives in the Bathysphere (this diving sphere was designed by Beebe designed for this purpose). Beebe wrote numerous books on all aspects of natural history especially ornithology, marine biology, entomology and on travel and exploration. No ownership marks and no signs of use.
|Publisher||G. P. Putnam's Sons|
|Publisher Place||New York|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A fine (mint) copy.|