Hardcover. NY, Morrow, 1st, 1986, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright, unclipped dust jacket. Describes how dolphins are trained to perform tricks through the experiences of Squirt, a bottlenose dolphin whose successful training led to appearances in marine shows all across the country. B&w illustrations by Ted Lewin.
Hardcover. Chicago,IL, Rand, McNally & Company Publishers, Early reprint, 1892, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 580 pages. Hardcover. Color and b/w illustrations including full color frontispiece (see image). Blue cloth cover boards, gilt title on spine and front cover board with navy blue illustration. Soil and light chipping and fraying to spine and bottom edge, as well as top of front cover board (see image). Tanning to pages and boards from age. Very early reprint.
Hardcover. London, Frederick Muller Ltd, 1st, 1956, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 206 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth. Contains black and white and color illustrations. Well bound and clean pages, with moderate tanning to text block edges. Light tanning to free endpapers. Boards have moderate shelf wear, with rubbing and marking. Light bumping to corners and moderate crushing to spine ends. Book has noticeable backward lean, with heavy sunning overall. A exploration of the Great Barrier Reef.
Hardcover. New York, Clarion Books, 1st, 2006, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover. Caldecott Winner, beautifully illustrated by author. Very clean and tight copy. Complete number line with "1". No award sticker on jacket.
Hardcover. New York, Clarion Books, reprint, 2006, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 40 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Blind-stamped covers with light edge wear to dust jacket. Clean, unmarked copy. Color illustrations (no words) on all pages by David Weisner. Sticker on front dust jacket " Best Illustrated Children's Book Award.
Hardcover. London, England, C. Arthur Pearson Limited, 1st Edition, 1902, With 48 illustrations. B/w illustrations throughout. Gilt top edge.Green cloth bound cover boards, gilt title and design on front cover and spine. Spine has fading and fraying at top and bottom. Front cover board has fading to top. Cover boards having shipping at edges. Pages and edges have some tanning from age.
Hardcover. London, L. Reeve & Co., 1st, 1877, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover. Green cloth boards with blind stamping to front and rear and gilt to spine. Illustrated with 13 b&w plates, 247 pages plus publisher's ads. Ex-lib from museum library, light residue, stamping to endpapers, internally clean. 1/4" tear to top of cloth spine, gilt lettering bright on spine.
Hardcover. Portsmouth, NH, Portsmouth Marine Society, 1st, 2001, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 259 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Minor sunfading to spine. A very clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket edges. A tight copy.
NY, Harper Collins, 1st , 1993, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright, unclipped dust jacket.Color illust. by Aliki. Children and adults of various ages, races, and physical abilities tour a public aquarium to look at many of the world's marine creatures. The language is almost lyricaland the story is alive with color and action. Clean copy.
Hardcover. London, T. Nelson and Sons, reprint, 1876, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, terra-cotta cloth stamped with black and gilt design, 235 pages, engraved frontispiece and numerous other plates and in-text drawings. Light shelfwear, previous owner's inscription, signatures on front endpapers. Otherwise clean, tight.
Hardcover. NY, Harper & Brothers, 1st, 1957, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 205 pages. Hardcover. Color and b/w illustrations throughout. Decorated endpapers. Some tanning from age to edges, otherwise pages clean. Cover boards bound in blue, marbled cloth, red quarter cloth (some fading at spine, fraying at top and bottom). Binding tight, spine straight. In great shape for its age. Clarke explores a reef and the people of southern Sri Lanka. No dust jacket.
Hardcover. New York, Rizzoli, New York / South Street Seaport Museum, 1st, 1994, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 128 pages, illustrated throughout in full color. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket.
Hardcover. New York , D. Appleton and Company, 3rd, 1901, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 366 pages, fold-out maps. Red cloth with gilt titles to spine. Light wear and tearing to maps. Light edgewear and rubbing to covers with slight bumping to corners. Clean, tight copy.