Half Mile Down

By Beebe, William

SKU# 17853

$ 22.00

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.

Publisher Harcourt Brace
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1934
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description 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.
Limited Edition