Between Pacific Tides: Fifth Edition / Edition 5

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“John Steinbeck himself wrote the Foreword to the revised edition for Ricketts and his co-author Jack Calvin.”—Palo Alto Times
“Ritchie Lovejoy’s exquisite line drawings, 100 pages of them form a treasure trove both for the scientist and the lover of nature who is not scientifically trained. The general reader may take refuge here on hot days. To the scientist the book is a must.”—The Book Shelf
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"John Steinbeck himself wrote the Foreword to the revised edition for Ricketts and his co-author Jack Calvin."—Palo Alto Times

"Ritchie Lovejoy's exquisite line drawings, 100 pages of them form a treasure trove both for the scientist and the lover of nature who is not scientifically trained. The general reader may take refuge here on hot days. To the scientist the book is a must."—The Book Shelf

"The book is filled with interesting information on familiar acquaintances, from crabs and limpets to the toredo, and many less familiar."—CTA Journal

"This revised edition of Between Pacific Tides, is an intensely interesting account, for laymen and beginners, about . . .strange and unusual animals and plants."—Long Beach (Calif) Press

"As Steinbeck says in his foreword: "There are good things to see in the tidepools and there are exciting and interesting thoughts to be generated from the seeing." This is the book to introduce one to these forms, and, certainly, to generate those thoughts."—Nature Magazine

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804720687
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1992
  • Edition description: 5
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 680
  • Sales rank: 727,966
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.50 (d)

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