A Historical Review of the Mollusks of Linnaeus, 7 parts, complete (in 4 bound volumes with 3 in original wrappers)

By Dodge, Henry

SKU# 15087

$ 60.00

Pp. 983; numerous illustrations and maps. Full dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine (Parts 3, 4, 5 and 7) + publisher’s original printed blue wrappers (Parts 1, 2 and 6), sm 4to. From: American Museum of Natural History, vol. 100, article 1; vol. 103, article 1; vol. 107, article 1; vol. 111, article 3; vol. 113, article 2; vol. 116, article 2; and vol. 118, article 5. Since this important work was issued over a seven year period it seldom is offered as a complete set. The four bound volumes contain all of the American Museum Bulletins published in 1955, 1956, 1957 and 1959; each volume is 300 to 500 pages in length and contains 3 to 7 articles including one additional monograph on marine mollusks. The remaining three parts are in their original wrappers as issued. The bound volumes have the bookplate of the Reading Public Museum and a single ink name stamp on the title page and rear wrapper; these four volumes show no signs of use. The three parts in original wraps have no ownership marks and no signs of use. Extra shipping will be required due to the weight of the bound volumes.

Publisher American Museum of Natural History
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1952-1959
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First
Number of Volumes 4
Reprint No
Condition Near Fine
Condition Description The edge of the wrappers of Part 1 is slightly faded with a few nicks; all of the other volumes and parts are exceptionally bright and clean; a near fine set.
Limited Edition