The Sea and Its Living Wonders by Dr. G Hartwig, 1873
MARVELS OF THE DEEP and the Progress of Maritime discovery from the earliest ages to the present time. FIRST PRINTING (1873) of the Enlarged and Improved Edition( 4th Edition of the 1860 original) this being the Standard for digital reference. Very Scarce outside museums in 1/2 leather with numerous woodcut and chromolithograph illustrations.
Published by Longmans, Green & Co. London, 1873 Enlarged and Improved.
Used 1/2 leather and marbled board hardbound (see photos outside and inside); 518pp.
Condition: as can be seen, boards are heavily worn on outside but fine inside. Leather on spine heavily worn but words The Sea and Hartwig still readable. Some leather on edges missing but gilt still fine on top of pages. No marks or names. Overall Good for this rare piece.