SQUID EMPIRE: The Rise and Fall of the Cephalopods.
ForeEdge / University Press of New England, (2017) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Before there were fish in the sea, there were cephalopods - the ancestors of modern squid and Earths first truly substantial animals. Cephalopods became the first creatures to rise from the sea floor, essentially inventing the act of swimming. With dozens of tentacles and formidable shells, they presided over an undersea empire for millions of years. . . An epic adventure spanning hundreds of millions of years, from the marine life of the primordial ocean to the calamari on tonight's menu." SIGNED on the title page with a small drawing. Illustrated. Notes, index. xii, 237 pp. ISBN: 978-1611689235.