A Revision of the Genus Gorilla
By Coolidge, Harold J.
Pp. (1), 291-381, 21 full page photographic plates, 2 maps. Early olive green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, original printed green wrappers bound in place, gray patterned endpapers, 4to. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, volume 50, no. 4. This monograph reduced the number of gorilla species to one genus and species, Gorilla gorilla, with two subspecies G. g. gorilla (lowland gorilla) and G. g. beringei (mountain gorilla). Inscribed by the author on the front wrapper. From the library of Boston physician George Cheever Shattuck with his custom bookplate on the front endpaper.
|Publisher||Museum of Comparative Zoology|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||Light edge wear to cloth and a touch of sunning to the spine; otherwise, a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.|