Sharks in Question, The Smithsonian Answer Book, by Victor G. Springer and Joy P. Gold.
187 page book, 10x7" paperback, gently used--hard to get.
VERY readable, some color photos. Arranged to answer most-asked questions such as: Must sharks swim to breathe? How long do sharks live? Do sharks feel pain? Do sharks get sick? What are the major groups of sharks? And sections on "The Supersharks", "Shark Attack", and "Sharks and Us--how to become a shark specialist / what is left to learn about sharks?
2 excellent condition @ $26
2 good condition @ $24
2 fair condition @ $20
Fossil Vertebrates-Beach and Bank Collecting for Amateurs, by M. C. Thomas, New Edition, 28th Printing 2001. New. 6x9" booklet, 72 pages.
60% of the book is devoted to photos and fossil ID of elephant material, bison, horse, camel, deer, wolf, peccary, saber-toothed cat, glyptodont, armadillo, sloth, racoon, rhinoceros, turtle, tortoise, alligator, whale, porpoise, fish, shells, and many shark tooth species.
The other 40% is devoted to helping to understand how fossils occur, how to look for fossils on the beach, and on the banks of many different states.
Attacks and adventures with Rodney Fox
New, paperback book, copyright 1975, 9x6.5", 64 pages long, by Olaf Ruhen. . Many color photographs of Rodney Fox with sharks, graphic pictures of his wounds, of many Great Whites he caught, including underwater photos. Rodney Fox sustained the worst shark attack by a 20 foot Great White, and survived. Makes excellent reading, makes a great collectible for yourself or the Rodney Fox or Great White shark afficionado.
Rodney is a personal friend of Glenn Reed, so we got the books while Glenn was in Australia.
$45.00 ($10.00 more to ship outside the U.S.)