The Fur Seals and Fur-Seal Islands of the North Pacific Ocean, Part 4: The Asiatic Fur-Seal Islands and Fur-Seal Industry
By Stejneger, Leonhard and Jordan, David Starr.
Pp. 383, 86 black-and-white photo-plates, 27 folding maps and charts (some in color). Publisher’s original blue pebble cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, 4to. The Introduction states: "The following treatise is based upon observations gathered during four different visits to the Commander Islands, off the coast of Kamchatka, the first undertaken in 1882 -83, during the palmist days of fur-seal industry.” Other expeditions took place in 1895, 1896 and 1897. This work is the fourth and final part of Jordan’s ‘Report of the Fur-Seal Investigation in 1896- 1987.’
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|Condition Description||Some slight edge-wear to cloth, text and plates bright and clean; a tight, very good copy.|