The Aquarian Naturalist: A Manual for the Sea-Side

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The Aquarian Naturalist: A Manual for the Sea-Side

By Jones, Thomas Rymer

SKU# 17746

$ 65.00

Pp. xviii, 524, (1); 8 full-plage chromolithographic plates by W. West chromolithography.  Publisher’s original tan pebble cloth with the spine lettered in gilt and the front and rear boards with ornate blind-stamped decorations, brown clay-coated endpapers, sm 8vo.  The table of contents shows coverage of many marine aquarium species including sponges, foraminifera, jelly fishes, medusa, zoophytes, sea urchins, star fish, crabs, crustaceans, prawns, barnacles, mussels and fishes.  Many of these are illustrated in the fine chromolithographic plates.  The author was the first professor of comparative anatomy at King’s College in London.  No library marks or any ownership marks.

Publisher John Van Voorst
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1858
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Light edge wear to cloth, with a few faint spots to the front cover, the text and color plates are bright and clean; a tight copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition