Systematic Catalogue of the Fishes of Tortugas, Florida with Observations on Color, Habits, and Local Distribution

By Longley, William Harding (edited and compiled by Samuel F. Hilderbrand)

SKU# 17654

$ 45.00

Pp. xiii, 331; 34 full page plates (black-and-white photographs and halftone drawings).  Publisher’s original light gray printed wrappers, lg 8vo.  The Tortugas are a small group of sandy islands, the terminal members of a series of keys which fringe the southern Florida coast.  The name, Tortugas, is the Spanish equivalent for Turtle Islands, so named because sea turtles in the past came to lay their eggs there.  Papers From Tortugas Laboratory, Volume 34. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication no. 535.  No ownership marks but the front wrapper contains two black areas where a former owner’s name had been blacked out.

Publisher Carnegie Institution of Washington
Publisher Place Washington, DC
Date Published 1941
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Aside from the two black areas on the front wrapper, this is a tight and clean copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition