Gobies of the Philippines and the China Sea

By Herre, Albert

SKU# 17811

$ 45.00

Pp. 352; color frontispiece plate, 30 full page plates (3 plates in color 27 are black-and-white).  Later red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, (front original printed wrapper is bound in place), lg 8vo.  This is the rare first edition published in Manila in 1927 with four color plates.  This volume is from the private library of R. J. Lamier with his signature on the front wrapper; a note on the facing page reads: Received March 27, 1930 from Mr. W. Adams, R. J. L. (initials of the owner).  Another unknown owner has blacked out his name and address on the title page and the contents page, this has resulted in some ink transfer to the color frontispiece along bottom border of the image.

Publisher Bureau of Printing
Publisher Place Manila, Philippines
Date Published 1927
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Front wrapper is lightly browned, the text and all of the plates are bright and clean; a tight copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition