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1 Ackerman, J. Notes from the Shore
New York Penguin Books 1996 0-14-017788-4 / 9780140177886 Trade Paperback New 8vo. Grosz, Karin (ill.) 
208pp. ills., maps. Essays on the habits and habitat of seabirds, shorebirds, horseshoe crabs, and other creatures in the Cape Henlopen area of Delaware Bay. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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2 Alexander, W.B. Birds of the Ocean: A Handbook for Voyagers
New York Putnam 1928 No First Edition Cloth Very Good 12mo 
428 pages. ills., photos, maps. Describes all the world's seabirds, with notes on identification and behavior. Chapters on each ocean and breeding areas of its bird species. Systematic checklist, index. 88 plates of ID drawings and b&w photos. Some wear around edges but tight. Nice bookplate. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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3 Bigelow, Henry B: Fishes of the Western North Atlantic, Vol. Five
New Haven Sears Foundation for Marine Research / Yale University 1966 Cloth Very Good Ex-Library 4to 
668pp. ills., maps. Volume Five covering order Iniomi, order Lyomeri. Description, range, developmental stages, habits, status, records. Index of common and scientific names. Ex-library markings, pocket on end sheets. Small remnant of label on spine, unfaded, light shelfwear. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4 Bonner, N. Seals and Sea Lions of the World
New York Facts On File 1994 0-8160-2955-5 / 9780816029556 Cloth As New As New 8vo. 
224pp. ills., color photos, maps. The ecology, classification and evolution of the Pinnipedia: fur seals, sea lions, walrus, true (northern) seals, monk and elephant seals, and the Antarctic seals. Reproduction, mortality and social structure; Seal hunting, impact on fisheries. Many illustrations. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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5 Busch, Briton Cooper The War Against the Seals: A History of the North American Seal Fishery
Kingston McGill Queens Univ Pr 1987 0773506101 / 9780773506107 Trade Paperback As New 
Photos, biblio, index, 374pp. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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6 Gentry, Roger L.; Kooyman Fur Seals: Maternal Strategies on Land and at Sea
Princeton Princeton Univ Press 1986 0691084009 / 9780691084008 Paperback As New 
b/w photos, maps, graphs, biblio, 309 pp. 
Price: 3.75 USD
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7 Kinze, Carl Christian; Kinze, Carl Marine Mammals of the North Atlantic
Princeton Princeton Univ Press 2003 0691113076 / 9780691113074 Hard Cover As New As New 
250 color illustrations, maps,192pp. Covers all 51 marine mammal species occuring in the North Atlantic. Still in original publishers shrink-wrap. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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8 Lawrence, R. D. Shark! : Nature's Masterpiece
Shelburne, VT Chapters Publishing 1994 1-881527-57-3 / 9781881527572 Trade Paperback As New 8vo. Low, Gary (illustrator) 
184pp. ills. The Curious Naturalist series. Described the well-known biologist and writer's four decades of observation and research on the shark family, their biology and behavior, in many parts of the world. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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9 Linklater, E. Voyage of the Challenger
Garden City Doubleday 1972 No Cloth Very Good Very Good Large 8vo. 
288pp. ills., maps, photos, color plates. A narrative of the HMS Challenger's 1872 scientific voyage around the world and into the Antarctic, charting the depths, movement and content of the seas, and exploring the marine life, minerals and climatic phenomena. Many illustrations. Index. Chipped Dj. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Moore, T. D. Galapagos: Islands Lost in Time
New York Viking Press 1980 0-670-33361-1 / 9780670333615 Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to 
150pp, ills., color photos, maps. Introduction by Peter Matthiessen. 300+ color photographs of island life by Moore, who has lived in the area since childhood. Geological history, discovery, ecology, bird and animal life of the archipelago. Vertebrate list, notes on photographs, bibliography. Light edgewear on dj. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Moss, Sanford Natural History of the Antarctic Peninsula
New York Columbia University Press 1988 0-231-06268-0 / 9780231062688 Cloth Very Good Very Good Large 8vo. DeLeiris, Lucia (ill.) 
220pp. ills. An overview of the climate, flora, fauna and conservation efforts in the Antarctic. Landscape, the Southern Ocean, Green plants, Antarctic herbivores, fishes, squid and benthos, penguins, petrels and terns, seals and whales, predatory birds; marine exploitation and resources, efforts at conservation. Illustrated with many line drawings. Glossary, index. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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12 Murphy, Robert Cushman Oceanic Birds of South America (2 vols.)
New York MacMillan 1936 No Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to Jaques, Francis L. (ill.) 
1267 pages in two volumes, ills., photos, maps, 16 color plates. Geographic background, hydrology, field work, family and species accounts include penguins, albatrosses, petrels, storm petrels, shearwaters, tropic-birds, pelicans, boobies, cormorants, man-o-war birds, oystercatchers, ducks & geese, skuas and jaegers, gulls, terns, skimmers. Nice copy with usual fading of spine, but still legible. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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13 Murphy, Robert Cushman Oceanic Birds of South America (2 vols.)
New York American Museum of Natural History 1936 No First Edition, Limited and Numbered Cloth Very Good No Jacket 4to Jaques, Francis L. (ill.) 
This is the limited first edition, #1175 of 1200 numbered copies. The Macmillan/AMNH edition was the trade edition. The plates are interspersed throughout the text, rather than all bound together at the end. 1267pp. in two volumes, ills., photos, maps, 16 color plates. Geographic background, hydrology, field work, family and species accounts include penguins, albatrosses, petrels, storm petrels, shearwaters, tropic-birds, pelicans, boobies, cormorants, man-o-war birds, oystercatchers, ducks & geese, skuas and jaegers, gulls, terns, skimmers. Light scuffing on covers and spine, inside tight, clean, appear unread. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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14 Schevill, William E. (editor) The Whale Problem : A Status Report
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1974 0-674-95075-5 / 9780674950757 Cloth As New Very Good 8vo. 
430pp. ills., photos. Proceedings of the International Conference on the Biology of Whales, 1971. Conference summary and 19 research papers by distinguished contributors, on current status, biology, management and conservation, field research methods. Glossary, index 
Price: 17.50 USD
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15 Three Cruises of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer "Blake" Agassiz, Alexander
Boston Houghton Mifflin Co. 1888 No First Edition Cloth Good 8vo. 
In two volumes. V.1: 336pp., V.2: 226pp. ills, photos, fold-out map, map in pocket inside back cover of V.1. Early expeditions to study the deep-sea life of the eastern north American coast, the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, and western Atlantic. Bright spines. TEG. Hinges split Vol. 1., Vol. 2 dented at bottom front edge, hinges tight. Corners bumped and scuffed, spines chipped at top & bottom in both volumes. Insides very clean and tight. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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