THE OCEAN - P.H. Gosse, 1st 1856 - NATURALISM GEOGRAPHY OCEANOGRAPHY MARINE LIFE
Book Details + Condition: Parry & McMillan (Philadelphia). First American Edition, 1856. 378 pages. Hardcover. Embossed brown cloth boards, and gilt lettering on spine. Comprehensive volume by marine biologist P.H. Gosse, with thorough descriptions of the Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic, and Indian Oceans, paying special attention to the coasts surrounding Britain. Includes knowledge of animals, plant life, geography, and history. Fifty-two black and white engravings illustrate various topics. An overall firm and clean copy, with tight binding; rubbed corners and edges; light shelf wear to boards; scuffs to inside front board; interior is clean and free of markings save normal age toning to pages.