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Maraini, Fosco

Published by Harcourt Brace, New York (1962)

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From: RPL Library Store (Rochester, NY, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Harcourt Brace, New York, 1962. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Eric Mosbacher, Translator (illustrator). 6 x 9 in. Divers Fishing VERY GOOD/GOOD. 95 p., almost as many pages of photographs, mostly black and white, but some color. Many are underwater and feature the women who dive off the Island of Hekura without any kind of scuba equipment. Text is clean and unmarked except for previous owner's name stamp on inside front page and a dedication on next page. Greenish underwater photograph on jacket which is slightly owrn but covered with a mylar slipcover. Translated from the Italian. Bookseller Inventory # 028276

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Mariani, Fosco

Published by Harcourt, Brace & World (1962)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1962. Book Condition: Good. Good. (Binding: Cloth, Jacket: Facsimile) Mildly shelfworn. Dust jacket has large, but closed tear on front. Protected with Brodart. Bookseller Inventory # 1101123

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Maraini, Fosco

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace & World. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. B0007DSBCE SIGNED BY HORACE DOBBS with dust jacket, tears to dust cover, Bookseller Inventory # DOLPHIN0001845

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The Island of the Fisherwomen: Fosco Maraini

Fosco Maraini

Published by Harcourt, Brace & World

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace & World. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust jacket in good condition. First edition. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Closed tear at upper left corner of front dust jacket. Binding is sound. Pages are intact and are free of marks. Dust jacket colors are crisp and bright. Featuring numerous black and whtie photographs, this book examines the lives and cultures of the Ama women, a group of women who earn their livings by diving fifty feet into the cool blue seas of Japan for mollusks and other undersea crustaceans. This book comes to you wrapped in a protective mylar jacket to ensure enjoyment for many years to come. Secure packaging for safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory # 517423758

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The Island of The Fisherwomen.: Maraini, Fosco

Maraini, Fosco

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From: Thylacine Fine Books (Penguin Tasmania, Australia)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace & World New York 1962. First US edition. Green boards, colour & black & white photographs, map eps, 95pp + the photographs. Top pages edges a little warped o/w a good copy. Jacket - waterstain marks, small pieces missing rear panel, torn bottom spine, marked, creased. Bookseller Inventory # m1660

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Maraini, Fosco

Published by Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc., New York (1962)

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From: Diversity Books, IOBA (Korumburra, Australia)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace and World, Inc., New York, 1962. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Thus. 95pp. Area map endpapers, plus unpaginated 2 x 16 page colour-plate sections, with a 1 x 72 page b/white and duo-tone halftone plate section together with several intext maps. Book clean and square. Black title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards nominally shelfworn only. Textblock unmarked. Duo-tone, pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket bumped and edgeworn, with several short closed tears. This title is the first American edition of Fosco Maraini's original Italian publication, 'L'Isola delle Pescatrici', Leonardo da Vinci Editrice, Bari, 1960. The first British edition was published by Hamish Hamilton, 1962, under the title 'Hekura: The Diving Girls' Island'. The author (b. 1912; d. 2004) travelled to Japan to to photograph and study the amphibious communities where the Ama women dive for molluscs fifty feet down among the rocks in the sea . . . Contents include: Prelims., (20) chapters. Book weight approx. 595g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 012717

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Maraini, Fosco

Published by Harcourt, Brace & World Inc, New York (1960)

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From: A Biblio-omnivore-Harvey Lev (Parrsboro, NS, Canada)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace & World Inc, New York, 1960. Green Cloth Gilt Titles. Book Condition: Bon Etat -good Condition. No Jacket. First Edition (American). The island of the Fisherwomen 95 pages translated by Eric Mosbacher plus unpaginated 2 x 16 page colour-plate sections, with a 1 x 72 page b/white and duo-tone halftone plate section together with several intext maps. Area map endpapers, Book clean and square. . This title is the first American edition of Fosco Maraini's original Italian publication, 'L'Isola delle Pescatrici', Leonardo da Vinci Editrice, Bari, 1960. The first British edition was published by Hamish Hamilton, 1962, under the title 'Hekura: The Diving Girls' Island'. The author (b. 1912; d. 2004) travelled to Japan to to photograph and study the amphibious communities where the Ama women dive for molluscs fifty feet down among the rocks in the sea . . . Contents include: Prelims., (20) chapters. heavily illustrated with some color plates, and many black and white photographs, fascinating look into the Japanese culture of women divers collecting seaweed and fish from remote reefs and islands, Anthropology - Japan. Bookseller Inventory # 010385

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Fosco Maraini

Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York (1962)

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From: Pacific Coast Books, ABAA,ILAB (Lincoln City, OR, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1962. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First American Edition stated, heavily illustrated with some color plates, and many black and white photographs, fascinating look into the Japanese culture of women divers collecting seaweed and fish from remote reefs and islands, 95 pages of text, Book is 9.25 inches in height by 6.5 inches in width, beautiful book, very clean black cloth with bright gilt title to spine, tasteful previous owner bookplate on half title page, no other writing, Very clean bright orange paper end papers with a printed map of Japan. Jacket is Very Good Plus, light rubbing a few small tears and a little soiling on white portions, shows nicely in a new mylar sleeve. Ultra clean and most presentable First Edition of the important and scarce First edition. Bookseller Inventory # 002644

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Maraini, Fosco

Published by Harcourt Brace & Company, New York (1962)

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From: MW Books Ltd (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Harcourt Brace & Company, New York, 1962. First American Edition. Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 95 pages; Description: p. 95. Subjects: Fishing - Fisherwomen - Japanese mermaids - Amphibious communities - Hekura - Islands. Copiously illustrated in full, vibrant color. Bookseller Inventory # 97696

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The Island of the Fisherwomen: Fosco Maraini

Fosco Maraini

Published by Harcourt, Brace & World (1962)

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From: Boyd Used & Rare Books (Portland, OR, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1962. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First American Edition (1962) stated. Documents the Ama, Japanese village women who fished for abalone and seaweed. Square black cloth boards. Gift inscription on half-title page. What appears to be a remainder mark on the bottom of the text block. Interior is clean. Page 32 shows some edge yellowing due to acidification. Dj not price clipped (sticker ghost over price), in mylar cover. 105 pages of color and b/w photographs; quite a few of topless women. 200 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 006565

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Maraini, Fosco

Published by Harcourt Brace & Company, New York (1962)

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From: MW Books Ltd. (Galway, Ireland)

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Item Description: Harcourt Brace & Company, New York, 1962. First American Edition. Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 95 pages; Description: p. 95. Subjects: Fishing - Fisherwomen - Japanese mermaids - Amphibious communities - Hekura - Islands. Copiously illustrated in full, vibrant color. Bookseller Inventory # 97696

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Fosco Maraini

Published by Harcourt, Brace & World (2009)

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Item Description: Harcourt, Brace & World, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # XH007DSBCE

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