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Monday, October 13, 2014

Beyond Tasso's wildest dreams

Tasso was absolutely fond of sea life and sea mysteries. He would die to see this!

William Beebe, Mille metri sott'acqua [orig. tit. Half Mile Down], Milan: Editore Valentino Bompiani, 1935, pages XXV + 384, cm 16.5 x 24 x 4.5, with 124 pictures (i.e. b&w ones, both photos and drawings) and 12 color illustrations (mainly by Else Bostelmann, wonderful)

Supplier: Nuova Atlantide Antique Bookstore