OCEAN FUTURES SOCIETY INC – Jean-Michel Cousteau's Holiday Auction
Auction Ends: Dec 16, 2021 07:00 PM PST


America's Underwater Treasures Limited Edition Book Autographed by Jean-Michel Cousteau

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$85 USD to sc18d98c2

The winning bid will go to FrontStream Global Fund (tax ID 26-3265577), a 501c3 nonprofit organization, which will send the donation to OCEAN FUTURES SOCIETY INC (tax ID 954455199) on behalf of the winner.

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You are bidding on a limited edition coofee table book America's Underwater Treasures numbered and signed by Jean-Michel Cousteau

The first in a series of exquisitely crafted green press run books, Trabon Printing Company is certified as a SmartWood Chain-of Custody company by the Rainforest Alliance.  SmartWood certified that Trabon Printings manufacturing practices meet the high environmental and social standards of the FSC as well as earning the right to use the Rainforest Alliance Certified Seal and FSC Trademark.

America?s Underwater Treasures is a Special Limited Edition of 1000 books uniquely and beautifully presented in a blue linen book slipcase, hardbound with dust jacket and hand-signed and numbered by Jean-Michel Cousteau

This grand adventure on the high seas and shore is an intelligent inquiry into the status of the health of the ocean.  A visual poetic reading experience, America's Underwater Treasures is a great armchair adventure with insights into the working team of a Jean-Michel Cousteau expedition, enlightened by his philosophy and time-honored life-long experience.

Throughout the 300 pages of stunning photography with behind the scenes personal stories from members of the Ocean Adventures Expedition Team including their conservation concerns & success stories. With engaging text and first-person narrative, the authors guide us through the underwater delights and challenges of the American Thirteen National Marine Sanctuaries and the Hawaiian Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, which also are the subject of the PBS television series Jean-Michel Cousteau?s Ocean Adventures.

The importance of this book, however, is not limited to these specific areas; as a microcosm of the world ocean, these seascapes and the work being done in them represent hope for the global ocean.

Author Jean-Michel Cousteau
Co-Author Julie Robinson
Photographer Carrie Vonderhaar

Item Special Note

Bidder is responsible for Shipping and Handling fee, which will be added to the winning bid amount. Items will be shipped from Ocean Futures Society in California via USPS and billed at standard industry rates. Shipments originating at Ocean Futures Society are carbon neutral. (If shipment is international, Bidder will also be responsible for any customs fees.)

We will do our very best to get this book to you by the 25th but we can not guarantee the arrival date.