New York, N.Y. ECCO Press / HarperCollinsPublishers, 2010. Half-tones. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. Small 8vo, navy blue vertically-ribbed quarter cloth with silver lettering and sperm whale outline over similar boards, profusely illustrated with B&W half-tones throughout text & a frontispiece depicting a carved sperm whale, Mylar-protected dust jacket (unclipped) depicting four different whales in color, pictorial endpapers with B&W engravings of whales, [ix] + 453 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1483
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION! Small remainder mark on lower edges of pages.
With the circular gold seal stating "WINNER of the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction." Author has written widely on nature, and this book appears to be an outgrowth of his BBC documentary, The Hunt for Moby-Dick.