We Come From the Sea, by H Hass

We Come From the Sea, Adventure under water and science in the sun
by Hans Hass

Hans Hass, Austrian marine-biologist and diving pioneer, was known mainly for being among the first scientists to popularise coral reefs, stingrays and sharks. He pioneered the making of documentaries filmed underwater and assisted in the development of an underwater camera and a type of rebreather. He wrote 25 books and received dozens of international awards. This book the author’s own photographs of the undersea world – some of which had never been seen before at that time. This book was first published as Wir kommen aus dem Meer, 1958.

Hardback with dust jacket. Fair condition. Dust jacket is rubbed especially at the top edge and a small triangular piece is missing from the middle of the top edge of the back cover. John Bevan bookplate on front endpaper. Inside pages are slightly yellowed but in otherwise good condition

Black and white photographs some colour photographs.
1959, Doubleday and Co. Inc., New York
288 pages, 160mm x 238mm (approx. 6.25in x 9.5in)


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Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 30 × 20 × 5 cm