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Richard Ellis

Richard Ellis is the author of more than a dozen books. He is also a celebrated marine artist whose paintings have been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world. He has written and illustrated articles for numerous magazines, including Audobon, National Geographic, Smithsonian, and Scientific American. He lives in New York City.


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On Thin Ice
Written by Richard Ellis
Vintage | Trade Paperback | December 2010
$18.95/21.50(Canada) | 978-0-307-45464-5 (0-307-45464-9)

Polar bears—fierce and majestic—have captivated us for centuries. Feared by explorers, revered by the Inuit, and beloved by zoo goers everywhere, they are a symbol for the harsh beauty and muscular grace of the Arctic. But as global warming threatens the ice caps’ integrity, the polar bear has also come to...

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Tuna
Written by Richard Ellis
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 2009
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-38710-3 (0-307-38710-0)

Famed marine researcher and illustrator Richard Ellis brings us a work of scientific achievement that will forever change the way we think about fish, fishing, and the dangers inherent in the seafood we eat.

The bluefin tuna is one of the world's biggest, fastest, and most highly evolved marine animals, as... Read more






Encyclopedia of the Sea
Written by Richard Ellis
Knopf | Hardcover | October 2000
$35.00/53.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-40374-3 (0-375-40374-4)

From one of the world's leading experts on the sea comes this ocean-sized compendium of aquatic life and lore. Richard Ellis--who is also recognized as America's foremost painter of marine subjects--gives us a masterful synthesis of years of investigation and tens of thousands of disparate sources. The result is the first... Read more






Imagining Atlantis
Written by Richard Ellis
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 1999
$14.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-70582-3 (0-375-70582-1)

Ever since Plato created the legend of the lost island of Atlantis, it has maintained a uniquely strong grip on the human imagination. For two and a half millennia, the story of the city and its catastrophic downfall has inspired people--from Francis Bacon to Jules Verne to Jacques Cousteau--to speculate on... Read more





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