Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Two volumes in slipcases. Both volumes are clean and tight. Slipcases show shelf wear, but remain solid. Text in Japanese. Secure packaging for safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Shells of the World in Colour (Volume I and ...
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Hoikusha, Osaka, Japan, 1965. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Two volume set, in good slipcases with light soil and corner wear. The dust jackets are textured plastic over the paper, with light edge wear on the plastic. Blue boards with gilt imprint. Interiors clean. Volume I, The North Pacific, 176pp; Volume II, The Tropical Pacific, 193pp. Laid in in each volume are some cards and a publisher's prospectus, entirely in Japanese except for one color brochure, "Colored Illustrations for Naturalists." The text is mainly in Japanese but has the Latin names, English common names, and discoverer information in English. Many color photo plates illustrate these guides from two well-known Japanese biologists. Only one copy found on OCLC. ; Color Photographs; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 009636