US: Citadel Press, 1965. Hardcover. Good + / Very Good. Item #55400
1965 Edition, bound in quarter teal cloth over green paper-covered boards. This comprehensive text of the mermaid from ancient times to the present features thirty-six illustrations of mermaids through history, including a section of black-and-white photographic plates in the center of the text. Absent title and copyright pages; text starts at dedication; front pastedown has been attached to dedication page with tape, which has since yellowed significantly. Text block is lightly soiled, with black marker to lower edge. Boards are clean, with light wear to extremeties. Binding is tight and square. Ex-library, with sticker to dust jacket at spine. Dust jacket has been pasted to book at front and rear dust jacket. Dust jacket is clean with light edgewear. Dust jacket is covered in a protective mylar jacket.