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.
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 Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|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.|