The Book of Sharks

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1989 - Science - 224 pages
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Magnificently illustrated and written by the country's foremost painter of marine natural history and subjects, The Book of Sharks is a comprehensive study of the 200 species that populate the oceans of the world. 200 illustrations, 20 in color.

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Still one of my most treasured books and although printed in the 1970s still has a wealth of good and accurate information on sharks. Read full review

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Richard Ellis is one of America's most celebrated marine artists & writers. The author of ten books, including "The Search for the Giant Squid" & "Men & Whales". Ellis makes his home in New York City.

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