Die Crustaceen der Böhmischen Kreideformation
By Fritsch, Ant. and Kafka, Jos
Pp. 53, 10 full-page engraved plates (9 are partially colored). Publisher’s printed pale green front wrapper mounted on later white wrappers, in custom-made folding black cloth box, gilt-lettered on the spine, folio. Presents the fossil crustaceans of the Cretaceous of Bohemia now known as the Czech Republic. A rare work on the evolution of lobsters and crabs. Small circular stamp of the Smithsonian Institution on the front wrapper and on the title page.
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|Condition Description||This work has been professionally restored. New white wrappers have been added to the monograph with the original printed wrapper mounted on the front white wrapper. The original rear wrapper is not present. The text on the front wrapper is complete though the margins have been chipped away. The title page is tanned and chipped along the bottom border and top corner. The final plate has some marginal chipping along outer edge and at one outer corner, the rear (blank) side of the plate is browned and soiled. Overall a good solid copy that has been expertly restored. The new black cloth box is new.|