The Gigantic Land Tortoises of the Galapagos Archipelago
By Van Denburgh, John
Pp. 175 + 112 full page photo-plates. Publisher’s original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and with 5 gilt panel lines and date at the base, (original printed pale green wrappers bound in place), lg 8vo. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, volume 2, part 1. Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Galapagos Islands, no 10. From the library of herpetologist John C. Murphy with his circular blind stamp on the front wrapper. Rarely offered in the original publisher’s cloth.
|Publisher||California Academy of Sciences|
|Publisher Place||San Francisco|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||The original cloth is edge-worn along the outer joints and head and foot of the spine, there is an old wrinkle to the cloth on the bottom third of the spine, the front and rear free endpapers show some browning, the printed wrappers and text pages are clean; overall a good to very good copy.|