The Heterodontid Sharks: Their natural history, and the external development of the Heterodontus japonicus based on notes and drawings by Bashford Dean (The Bashford Dean Memorial Volume, Archaic Fishes Article VIII)

By Smith, Bertram G.

SKU# 17884

$ 50.00

Pp. (2), 647-770; 8 full-page full color lithographs, each with a descriptive leaf of text, 70 text-figures (black-and-white halftone plates and line-drawings).  Publisher’s original gray printed wrappers, lg 4to.  The Bashford Dean Memorial Volume Archaic Fishes, Article 6.  This monograph explores the natural history and surface anatomy of the Japanese bullhead shark (Heterodontus japonicus).  This volume is from the research library of ichthyologist Ernest A. Lachner who was curator of fishes at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History for 34 years; his name-stamp and signature appear on the front wrapper and on title page.

Publisher The American Museum of Natural History
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1942
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description There is a bump to the top rear outer corner and the paper is worn at the base of the spine; a bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
Limited Edition