Between Pacific Tides: Fifth Edition


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Stanford University Press
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6.0 X 8.9 X 1.5 inches | 2.0 pounds

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"John Steinbeck himself wrote the Foreword to the revised edition for Ricketts and his co-author Jack Calvin."--Palo Alto Times
"Ritchie Lovejoy's exquisite line drawings, 100 pages of them form a treasure trove both for the scientist and the lover of nature who is not scientifically trained. The general reader may take refuge here on hot days. To the scientist the book is a must."--The Book Shelf
"The book is filled with interesting information on familiar acquaintances, from crabs and limpets to the toredo, and many less familiar."--CTA Journal
"This revised edition of Between Pacific Tides, is an intensely interesting account, for laymen and beginners, about . . .strange and unusual animals and plants."--Long Beach (Calif) Press
"That Between Pacific Tides will become a classic of western American marine ecology is unquestioned."--Pacific Discovery
"New and revised edition of th best and most complete guide to the invertebrate animals of the Pacific Coast. Invaluable for anyone who wants to identify what he sees along the beach. Well illustrated."--Los Angeles News
"The book is written with grace and gusto, and is generously and delightfully illustrated."--The Rotarian
"As Steinbeck says in his foreword: "There are good things to see in the tidepools and there are exciting and interesting thoughts to be generated from the seeing." This is the book to introduce one to these forms, and, certainly, to generate those thoughts."--Nature Magazine
"Both the ecologist who would like to familiarize himself with some of the common invertebrates of the Pacific Coast, and the invertebrate specialist who needs to get away from the phylogenetic viewpoint and look upon invertebrates in relation to habitat and as members of a community, will want to have this book."--Ralph Buchsbaum "The University of Chicago "