New York: G. P. Putnam & Co., 1934. 1st US Edition. 8vo. Very Good / Very Good. Item #16207
First edition of R. T. Gould's classic examination of this mystical and legendary sea creature, in original dust jacket.
The lore of the sea serpent has been a large part of the sea-faring world since the beginning of mankind, and Gould delves deep into the evidence and psyche of legend.
Blue cloth over boards. Tight square binding. Top edge of spine and boards slight wear. Beautifully illustrated. Illustrated Frontispiece depicting a sea monster. Original dust jacket with mild edge wear, including a few small chips.
Map of sea serpent sightings on pastedowns. Numerous illustrations throughout.
Very good copy of this interesting book which provides information about this fascinating and much misunderstood subject. A classic in the field.