Pp. 334, 63 colored plates, 80 text-figures and maps, 6 additional un-numbered figures (black-white-photos). Original dark-brown fabracoid cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated with a yellow swallow-tail on front cover, lg 8vo. This is the "large paper edition" of this important classic on the butterflies of California. No ownership marks and no signs of use. This large paper edition is not often found in such nice condition. Faint outline of tape mark on the front endpaper, a few brown marks to the rear endpaper, the outer white margin of the clay-coated color plates is a little curved; a tight, bright and clean copy in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 5708
Title: Butterflies of California: A popular guide ...
Publisher: Los Angeles: Privately published by the author, . First edition.
Publication Date: 1927
Book Description Dr. John Adams Comstock, 1927. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Ex-library with usual stamps, labels and pocket/card. May have blacked or obscured library labels or discard stamps. Front hinge is starting but not separated, a biut of play to front hinge. First couple pages have light ripple from library label on flyleaf. Plates look VG. ABE estimates international rates, actual rate charged may decrease or increase based on size of item. Buyers will receive an approval request if shipping is greater than the default amount. Bookseller Inventory # 1509240010