New York: Sterling Publishing, 2014. Quarto, paperback, colour illustrations.
This is the latest beautiful gift set in the popular Natural Histories series. This gorgeously illustrated volume includes fascinating essays and accounts from legendary explorers and early naturalists. Without our oceans, which cover almost 72 percent of our planet, Earth simply could not exist, or humanity survive. Join author Melanie Stiassny from the American Museum of Natural History on an epic, oceanic journey. These fascinating essays, taken from the museum's Rare Book Collections, expand on the science behind the early histories that shaped the study of oceanography. They take close-up looks at coral, jellyfish, sea worms, whales, sharks, squid and more, meaning this volume will appeal to every seafaring and natural-science enthusiast.
Price: $70.00 AU