Traite de Zoologie: Anatomie, Systematique, Biologie, Tome XIII: Agnathes et Poissons, Fascicules I-III, complete
By Grasse, Pierre-P.
Pp. 2768; 6 plates in color, 1889 text-figures and black-and-white photos. Publisher’s original parchment-covered boards, spine is lettered in black and with red panel lines, the front cover is lettered in black and red with gilt highlights, each volume has a gilt vignette of a stingray or sea horse or fish, all volumes have their original transparent sleeves, thick lg 8vo. This set is an exceedingly detailed monograph on the lampreys, hagfish, sharks and bony fishes. Twenty-two specialists contributed to this work. The text is in French. From the research library of ichthyologist Leo S. Demski with his ink name stamp on the front free endpaper, no other ownership marks.
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|Condition Description||A few repaired tears to the transparent sleeves, small bump to the top front edge of the cover of fascicule I; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.|