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Adventures in Ocean Exploration: From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood
Ballard, Robert D. with McConnell, Malcolm,
ISBN: 0792279921
Book Number: 0127241
National Geographic Society, Washington, 2001. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. introduction by author, illustration credits, acknowledgements, additional resources and index. Pale blue coloured mottled end pages. The text is illustrated with copious colour photographs, colour and black-and-white illustrations and maps bright blue coloured textured cloth covered boards with silver coloured embossed titles to the front panel and back strip. Colour photographic dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Colour photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. In this book the author intertwines his vivid first person narrative of underwater exploration with a concise history of humankind's age-old relationship with the oceans. Along with the giants of modern undersea exploration, the author introduces the fabled seamen of the past, from ancient Phoenician, Polynesian and Chinese sailors through to James Cook. Rubbing of the book corners with bumping of the lower book edges. Very, very light age toning of the text block edges. Some creasing of the top dustwrapper edge and there is a small strip to the top left-hand corner of the front panel. Some fading of the back strip and top left-hand corner of the front panel. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [5], 6 - 288 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Exploration. ISBN: 0792279921. ISBN/EAN: 9780792279921. Inventory No: 0127241. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU.
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
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