Reed, W. Maxwell and Wilfrid S. Bronson. The Sea for Sam. Edited by F. C. Brown and Charles M. Breder, Jr. Illustrated by Wilfrid S. Bronson.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1935). First Edition.
Large octavo, green boards (hardcover), gilt letters, xiv, 360 pp. Illustrated with plates, in full-colour and black & white. Very Good+, with light edgewear, in a Good+ dust jacket with chipping along edges and to spine. From jacket: To most of ust the ocean means salt water, waves, seaweed and an uncertain percentage of fish. Yet actually the ocean is full of mystereis, involving a field of science which is staggering in its immensity and implications. It is a gigantic problem to compress between two covers even a brief summary of the science of the ocean...Yet this book gives us a real understanding of the ocean and the contributions made to our knowledge of it by all these sciences [Paleontology, botany, biology, mathematics, chemistry, physics, etc]....