Solenodon Paradoxus

By Allen, Glover N.

SKU# 16606

$ 30.00

Pp. 53, (1); 9 full page plates (3 are color lithographs, 6 are fine line drawings), each plate is accompanied by a descriptive leaf.  Later dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine (original printed pale green wrappers are bound in at rear), lg 4to.  Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, volume 40, no. 1.  Solenodon is a genus of venomous, nocturnal, burrowing, insectivorous mammals belonging to the family Solenodontidae.  There are two living species, Solenodon paradoxus, from Haiti and Dominion Republic, and Solenodon cubanus from Cuba.  No ownership marks and no signs of use.

Publisher Museum of Comparative Zoology
Publisher Place Cambridge, MA
Date Published 1910
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description A few faint spots (flecking) to the spine; a tight, bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
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