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The Russian Fur-Seal Islands

Stejneger, Leonhard

Published by Washington: Government Printing Office, . First edition, 1897
From Natural History Books (Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.)

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Pp. 148, 66 plates (11 are folding maps and 55 black-and-white photo-plates). Publisher's original brown cloth, decorative blind-stamps on the front cover, spine lettered in gilt, sm 4to. Bulletin of the U.S. Fish Commission, volume 16 for 1896. The complete volume is offered; it also includes 'A report upon salmon investigations in the head waters of the Columbia River' by Evermann, 'The artificial propagation of the rainbow trout,' by Seagle, 'The artificial propagation of salmon on the Pacific coast,' by Stone, and 'Deep sea exploration of the Steamer Albatross,' by Tanner. Signed in pencil on the front endpaper: 'compliments of H.A. Jackson.' Slight edge wear to cloth, a few tiny spots to cover; a tight and clean copy in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 3717

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Title: The Russian Fur-Seal Islands

Publisher: Washington: Government Printing Office, . First edition

Publication Date: 1897

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books ? if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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Natural History Books
Noriko and Russell Ciochon
1025 Keokuk Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: (319) 354-9088
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