New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1974. 2nd printing. Quarto, publisher's tan cloth over navy paper-covered boards, spine stamped in blue, original illustrated dust jacket.
“It seems that in our craze to justify our exploitation of all non-human life forms we have stripped from them any attributes which could stay our hand.... Try to imagine the imagination of a whale, or the awareness of a dolphin.” Animal activist Joan McIntyre’s collection of articles and essays elucidating the unrecognized powers of whales and dolphins. Produced shortly after McIntyre founded Project Jonah–a nonprofit that specializes in the protection and conservation of marine animals–this landmark text includes statistics, natural history, literature on legislation and advocacy, scientific research, art, poetry, photographs, and more. Illustrated in color and black-and-white. Light foxing to text block. Unclipped dust jacket with shallowing chipping and tears. Very good. Item #5328