The Batrachia of North America (First edition)

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The Batrachia of North America (First edition)

By Cope, Edward D.

SKU# 19465

$ 175.00

Pp. 525; 86 full page plates (line-drawings and halftones), 119 text-figures.  Publisher’s original dark red leather over marbled boards, spine with four raised bands lettered in gilt in three compartments, lg 8vo.  Bulletin of the United States National Museum, no. 34.  This is the first edition of one of Cope's most well-known herpetological works.  The volume is expertly rebacked with original spine leather laid down.  Mildly ex-library with the bookplate of Bowden College Library on the front endpaper and institutional oval blind-stamp on the title page.  From the research collection of herpetologist Lauren E. Brown with his signature on the front endpaper.

Publisher Government Printing Office
Publisher Place Washington
Date Published 1889
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Spine leather is a bit darkened, a tight and clean copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition