Pp. xii, 573, ix; pp. vi, 420, ix; pp. vi, 520; pp. xlvii, 592, 1 color frontispiece plate, 585 text-figures (black and white photos and half-tone drawings). Recent uniform red bonded leather, spine is titled in gilt and with gilt panel lines, black endpapers, original printed brown wrappers are bound in at the rear of each volume, lg 8vo (10.2 inches x 7 inches). This well-illustrated descriptive catalog still ranks as the most authoritative source to North American species. It contains an index to all scientific names - most of which are still in use today. The set also contains descriptions of foreign species that were introduced to the North America. Three volumes bear the small ink stamp of the Reading Public Museum in the top outer corner of the title page, there no other ownership marks and no signs of use. An attractively bound bright and clean copy in fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 5602
Title: Land Mollusca of North America (North of ...
Publisher: Philadelphia: Academy of Natural Sciences, -. First edition.
Publication Date: 1939
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