Song of the Undersea (Ronald Kirkbride) soon to be presented for sale on the exceptional BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Cassell, 1964, Hardback in dust wrapper.
From the cover: The clear waters of the Gulf of Ise surround the tiny Japanese island of Awabishima. Far removed from the sophistication of Tokyo and Osaka, its inhabitants have no wish to move from the harbour and the long, silent beaches. Humming-birds flit over the accacia and cherry blossom on the hill-sides, simple houses cluster round the beautiful natural harbour, the sun shines down and the whole scene is animated by the constant, restless movement of the sea. To the islanders, the sea is god, devil, joy and sorrow, leisure and work it is their life.…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded. Previous owners’ name stamp to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
183 pages. 8″ x 5¼”.
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