Nereis Boreali-Americana: Part I. Melanospermae; Part II. Rhodospermeae; Part III. Chlorospermeae, in 3 volumes, complete
By Harvey, William H.
Pp. 150; 258; 140, with 50 full page hand-colored plates, folding charts of algae lists at back of Part III. Publisher’s original gilt-decorated and blind-stamped Smithsonian-issue dark green cloth, spine is lettered in gilt, sm folio. Each volume is in a different style of the original Smithsonian cloth, part III has the original Smithsonian cloth boards but a new dark green cloth spine, also lettered in gilt. Part III has the a circular blind-stamp of the American Museum of Natural History and a circular ink stamp of the Staten Island Institute at the top of the title page, there are no other ownership marks in part III or in Parts I or II. Rarely offered in the original Smithsonian cloth, but as this issue has three different binding styles, it is offered at a reduced price.
|Date Published||1852, 1853, 1857|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||3|
|Condition Description||Some browning to the endpapers of part I, the text and hand-colored plates of all parts is bright and clean; overall a very good copy.|