Log of the Schooner “Academy:” On a Voyage of Scientific Discovery to the Galapagos Islands, 1905-1906

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Log of the Schooner “Academy:” On a Voyage of Scientific Discovery to the Galapagos Islands, 1905-1906

By Slevin, Joseph R.

SKU# 17883

$ 25.00

Pp. 162, 16 full page black-and-white folding plates, large folding map at rear.  Publisher’s printed gray wrappers, lg 8vo.  Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, no. 7.  The 1905-1906 Galapagos scientific collecting expedition achieved its success through careful planning and organization and by selecting competent fieldworkers.  The planning of this expedition fell to the museum director and ornithologist Leverett Mills Loomis (from: The boat, the bay, and the museum).  No ownership marks and no signs of use – this is an uncut and unopened copy.

Publisher California Academy of Sciences
Publisher Place San Francisco
Date Published 1931
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description A bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition