Studies on the Crabs of Japan, No. 1 to 4, complete in 2 volumes
By Sakai, Tune
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|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||2|
|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.|