The Ocean World by Louis Figuier edited and revised by E. Perceval Wright, M.D., F.L.S. (1891) hardcover book


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Louis Figuier, edited and revised by E. Perceval Wright, M.D., F.L.S. - The Ocean World: Being a Description of the Sea and Some of its Inhabitants. From the French of Louis Figuier with 435 illustrations

London, Paris & Melbourne - Cassel & Company, Limited, 1891. No other editions listed. Hardcover. No dust jacket. 8vo. Blue boards with black lettering and golden shell (see photos). 656pp. including index. Poor condition. Pencil annotation to upper edge of front en-page (see photos). Ex-libris C. Dobell (Clifford Dobell the biologist) on the upper edge of the front end-page (see photos). Ex Libris stamp (N.P. Hammond) on the upper edge of the title page (see photos). Glassine paper somewhat torn. Cracked/fragile inner hinges. Minor separation of the text-block from the spine. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to the outer/inner boards, end-papers, pages of the text, and the text-block edge.

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