Pp. 644, 75 black-and-white text-photos, 132 text-figures, 2 maps. Publisher's original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, original pictorial dust jacket, 8vo. This volume investigates over 500 reported sightings of "sea-serpents" over the last 350 years from the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. This work was first published in French under the title "Le Grand Serpent-de-Mer" in 1965. The work was translated by Rupert Hart-Davis and was first published in English in 1968. This is the second printing of the first American edition. Near fine copy in a slightly edge worn but very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: In the Wake of Sea-Serpents.
Publisher: New York: Hill and Wang, . Second printing.
Publication Date: 1969
Book Description Hart-Davis, 1968. Book Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP82769034
Book Description Hill and Wang, New York, 1968. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. Watteau, Alika (illustrator). First Edition. 1/2" tear to top, spine dust jacket, edge wear. Translated from the French by Richard Garnett. Name written on top, exterior pages. Expedited or International shipping may cost more. Bookseller Inventory # 017088
Book Description Hill and Wang. Book Condition: Acceptable. Hardcover no dj. . Acceptable condition - only fair condition with signs of handling and use. No Dust Jacket. Book is very good but is missing dust jacket. Stored in sealed plastic protection. In the event of a problem we guarantee full refund. 1968. Hardcover no dj. Bookseller Inventory # 802149
Book Description Hill & Wang, New York, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: good +. Second printing. Scarce collectible, clean, tight 8vo, 645pp. Dust jacket shows some wear and tear, with chipping along the edges and one taped edge along the bottom. Book is in very nice shape with some light bumping to the tail of the spine. Sea serpents have on the one hand been ridiculed by skeptics and on the other made the subject of much fantastic speculation. Dr. Heuvevlmans examines the evidence with thorough ongoing investigations from the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans and from 1639-1965. Bookseller Inventory # 15472
Book Description Hill and Wang, New York, 1968. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Watteau, Alika (illustrator). 1st. 645pp.incl.index; HB blue w/silver; some rub w/lt.wear on edges&corners; PONstamp,ft.pastedwn.; clean,tight pgs. DJ blk.w/orange&yellow-photo cover; rubbed w/wear; chops&tears. Academic search for "Sea-Serpents" illus. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 037013
Book Description Ruper Hart Davis 1968, 1968. First editoin, super octavo, grey cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, 645pp, illus, VG (light bruising to spine extrems, light staining to boards, light tanning to page edges). Bookseller Inventory # 2b28a/22
Book Description NY: Hill and Wang, 1968. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Bernard Heuvelmans. In the Wake of the Sea Serpent. NY: Hill and Wang, Oct. 1968, 1st. American edition, 645 pp. *** An iconic work in the field of cryptozoology. Based on over 500 documented sightings in all oceans of the world. The author does not debunk the existence of sea serpents, nor is he a fanatic believer. This is an even-handed and fascinating report on the history of sightings and the various types of creatures observed. With one section of b&w photo illustrations from historical sources plus a large number of text drawings. *** Bound in dark gray cloth boards and spine, the spine with silver lettering. Original illustrated Dust Jacket (not price clipped) is in a clear protective cover. The covers are clean with very light wear. The jacket is clean with moderate wear and a tiny bit of chipping at corners. The contents are clean and complete in a good binding. Owner's name (small) in upper corner of front free end paper. *** 8.75 inches tall by 6 inches. Bookseller Inventory # 2807
Book Description Hill and Wang, 1968. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Hardback in very good + condition with very good minus condition dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 162824
Book Description Hill and Wang, New York, New York, 1968. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Watteau, Alika (illustrator). First Edition. 645 pages. Light spotting to boards. Rough wear to extremities of jacket with a 2" tear on top edge of spine of jacket and another on bottom left corner of rear jacket panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 46174
Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Stated First American Edition. (October 1968) 645 pp., many bw photos & figs. (N.Y.:Hill and Wang) Dustjacket with light edgewear and chipping but no large tears or missing pieces. Now in Brodart cover. No ownership marks. Bookseller Inventory # 11370