Author:BRIGGS, Peter


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Men in the Sea. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BRIGGS, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York, 1968,:

Seller ID: 17576

BRIGGS, Peter. Men in the Sea. New York : Simon & Schuster, (1968). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-128. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Anderson 146. "Nine oceanographic pioneers engaged in "inventing the future" are discussed: Athelstan Spilhaus, Roger Revelle, Maurice Ewing, Columbus O'Donnell Iselin, Edwin Link, George Bond, "Tap" Pryor, Townsend Cromwell, and Anton Bruun. Also included is the story of the intrepid research submarine Alvin, which located a missing hydrogen weapon off the coast of Spain in 1966." - from the dj. Ex-library, else very good in dustjacket 15.00 View more info

200,000,000 Years Beneath the Sea. 1st US in dj. ex-library

By: BRIGGS, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971,:

Seller ID: 27279

BRIGGS, Peter. 200,000,000 Years Beneath the Sea. NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1971). Pp 228. 16 pages of plates. 8vo, green cloth. An account of the 1968 oceanographic expedition of the Glomar Challenger, which demonstrated through examination of deep-ocean sediments that the Earth's continentswere in motion, and that the present configuration of the oceans was of re latively recent origin. Ex-library (stamps, rear pouch removed, etc.), elsevg in price-clipped dj. 15.00 View more info