North American Anura: Life-Histories of the Anura of Ithaca, New York
By Wright, Albert Hazen
Pp. v, 98, 22 full page black-and-white photo-plates. Early dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, (front original wrapper bound in place), lg 8vo. Carnegie Institute Publication no. 197. Contains many illustrations of tadpoles in various stages of development. From the private collection of Mary Minerva Steagall who was a professor in the Biology Department at Southern Illinois University (SIU, then Southern Illinois Normal College, SINC) from 1913 and became its head in 1921, a position she held until her retirement in 1938. Steagall received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1908 – her bookplate is on the inside front wrapper. Later from the research collection of Illinois State University herpetologist Lauren E. Brown with his signature on the front endpaper and name stamp on the front wrapper and on the final page.
|Publisher||Carnegie Institution of Washington|
|Publisher Place||Washington, DC|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||There are old cello tape marks on the front wrapper and on the final page of the text, the dark green cloth binding is tight and clean – a clean copy in very good condition.|