A Monograph of the Recent Cephalopoda, Based on the Collections in the British Museum (Natural History) - Part I: Octopodinae and Part II: The Octopoda, in 2 volumes, complete

By Robson, G. C.

SKU# 17740

$ 125.00

Pp. xi, 236, 7 full page black-and-white photo-plates, 89 text-figures; pp. xi, 359, 6 full page black-and-white photo-plates, 79 text-figures.  Publisher’s original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and with gilt motif of the British Museum seal on the front cover, front and rear covers with borders ruled in blind, sm 4to.  A detailed monograph on the octopus and its relatives.  There is a single library blind stamp on the bottom outer corner of each title page as well as a small white call number on the spine; aside from these minimal markings, this volume shows no signs of use – a beautiful copy.  Scarce work.

Publisher Trustees of the British Museum
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1929-1932
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 2
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description The cloth on the spines is lightly sunned, there is edge wear to the cloth at the top of spine of volume 2, the text and plates are very bright and clean with no signs of use; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.
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