Development of Viviparous Osseous Fishes and of the Atlantic Salmon

By Ryder, John A.

SKU# 17913

$ 35.00

Pp. 128-162; 7 full page plates.  Later orange cloth, lettered in black on the front cover, lg 8vo.  Proceedings of the United States National Museum for 1885.  A second paper by John Ryder is bound in at the end: “On the value of the Fin-Rays and their characteristics of development in the classification of the fishes, together with remarks on the theory of degeneration,” pp. 71-82 (1886).  There is an old circular blind stamp of the Field Columbian Museum Library on the first title page.  On the title page of the second paper is an old ink-stamp of Carnegie Museum and the small name stamp of ichthyologist Robert Anderson.  There are no other library marks or any other ownership marks.  Rare work.

Publisher Government Printing Office
Publisher Place Washington
Date Published 1885
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description The title page is a little soiled and the final plate is missing the inside corner; a tight copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition