Title: The Oysters of Locmariaquer * (First ...
Publisher: Pantheon Books, New York, N.Y.
Publication Date: 1964
Illustrator: drawings by Leonid
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine -
Edition: 1st Edition
*Collectible**Stated First Printing 1964** Hardcover in Fine Condition; green clothe-covered, blind stamped impression of oysters on front board with gilt titles on binding, like new, corners sharp and binding tight. In a dust jacket that is Fine - with only a trace of light soiling on rear of jacket which is white at the lower half. the jacket is as original, matte finish and price-intact ($4.95). *Collectible* From front dj flap -- "The Oysters of Locmariaquer (pronounced Loc-maria-cure) is the story of those oysters of northern France known to be among the best in the world. It is a vivid, objective account of how these oysters are cultivate and at the same time an excursion into the mysteries of the zoological story, into the historical background,and into the myths and legends of Brittany. At the heart of the matter, presented in turn after turn of slowly accumulating drama, are the lives of the people who make the oyster growing possible.". Bookseller Inventory # 000965
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