Studies on the Crabs of Japan, No. 1 to 4, complete in 2 volumes

By Sakai, Tune

SKU# 12864

$ 225.00

Pp. 741, 23 (index), 111 full page plates (62 are in color). Early green cloth, gilt-lettered on the spine (all original printed wrappers are bound in place), lg 8vo. Science Reports of the Tokyo Bunrika Daigaku, section B, volume 3, no. 1-4. This is the very scarce original printing of Sakai’s major monograph on the crabs of Japan. The contents of the four parts are as follows: No. I. Dromiacea; No. II. Oxystomata; No. III. Brachygnatha, Oxyrhyncha; and No. IV. Brachygnatha, Brachyrhyncha. The author has inscribed the front wrapper of No. 4 to Dr. Cahu. From the library of Henry B. Roberts with his name stamp and signature on the front wrapper of each number.

Publisher Zoological Institute, Bunrika Daigaku
Publisher Place Tokyo
Date Published 1936-1939
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First
Number of Volumes 2
Reprint No
Condition Very Good
Condition Description Slight rubbing to the cloth at the foot of the spine, gilt a little rubbed on the second volume; a very good copy.
Limited Edition