Alexander Wetmore; Gerrit S. Miller, Jr.; James W. Gidley
Title Warm-Blooded Vertebrates. Part I: Birds; Part II: Mammals. Smithsonian Scientific Series Volume IX - Patron's Edition in Full Vellum
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher New York Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc. 1931
Seller ID 016686
New York: Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc., 1931. Published 1931. Volume IX of this hard-to-find full vellum bound Patron's edition of this popular early twentieth century series of books showcasing the Smithsonian Institution's contribution to American scientific knowledge. Large 8vo, about 9.5 inches tall, full vellum with gilt spine lettering and repeating torch pattern in gilt on the front cover, gilt-lettered dark green circular inset on front cover, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, illustrated with plates in both black and white and in color. Some light edgewear and light cover soil, spine age-darkened with a bit of wear at the ends, good hinges, firm text block, very light scattered foxing to a few pages, pages otherwise clean and free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
SMITHSONIAN SCIENTIFIC SERIES AMERICAN SCIENCE