Classification of Sciaenoid Fishes of China, with description of new genera and species (Monographs of Fishes of China)
By Yuan-Ting, Chu, et al.
Pp. (8), 1-100, 1-40; 94 text-figures (some full-page halftones of fishes, numerous line-drawings of fishes and fish anatomy). Publisher’s original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, lg 8vo. The Sciaenidae are a family of fish commonly called drums or croakers in reference to the repetitive throbbing or drumming sounds they make (from Wiki). The text is mostly in Chinese but there is a 20 page summary at the end in English. Captions to figures are in both Chinese and English with Latin names used throughout the volume. This fine reprint by Antiquariaat Junk is in their series “Monographs of Fishes of China.” No ownership marks and no signs of use.
|Publisher Place||Lochem, Netherlands|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A fine (new) copy.|