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The Courtship of Sea Creatures

By: Otte, Jean Pierre

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002057

ISBN: 0807614866

Condition: New in New dust jacket

Filled with wit and wisdom, The Courtship of Sea Creatures is a playful meditation on the sexual strategies of sea life found along the shores of Brittany. The author arrives at the coast with a heightened awareness of every dank odor, the slightest rustle of the water on the sand, and the changing light of the vast sky. Thrusting his hands into a transparent tidal pool, he is off on another round of observations. His viewpoint is ironic, witty, poetic and wise. He finds sea urchins in congregations of "indifferent promiscuity. " He describes the melancholy of lobsters, who must mate i... View more info

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The Deep Sea

By: Wallace, Joseph

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Gallery Books, Gallery Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003896

ISBN: 0831721774

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

With informative and entertaining text, this magnificient volume takes a fascinating voyage to the region of the sea previously seen only by researchers in submersible vessels. Beautifully illustrated with over 100 photographs, you can see how a remarkable robot submarine helped locate and explore the wreckage of the Titanic; how newly discovered creatures living miles beneath the surface exist in a world without light; how ocean drilling can provide evidence of the Earth's climate millions of years ago by gathering samples of its core and much more. Complete with sources and useful addresses ... View more info