Zoological Results based on material from New Britain, New Guinea, Loyalty Islands and Elsewhere, collected during the years 1895, 1896 and 1897 by Arthur Willey

By: Willey, Arthur; various contributors

Price: NZ$1,050.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-Insitutional collection, with some library markings and rubber stamps, including "Cancelled [. . .]" rubber stamp and "Permission for disposal [. . .] " label on front endpaper. Second volume with 65mm splitting at tail of front joint, and 40mm splitting at head of joint. Joints and hinges still strong and holding. Some abrasions to leather along edges of boards. Overall a nice set. Leather on the boards has a polished appearance. ; 6 parts (complete), bound into two volumes. 830 pages + preliminaries + plates + 1 folding map + Corrigendum slip (facing page 691). The plates include 83 numbered plates, with in addition plates of figures that are outside the sequence of 83 numbered plate leaves. Plates 12-15 have laid in photographs of Millepora (corals). Green half-calf leather bindings. Spines with five raised bands and red lettering pieces on spine. Gilt tooling. Top page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 283 x 221mm. "The present issue is the first of a series of five or six similar parts which will be devoted to an account of material collected during my recent expedition to the Pacific in seach of the eggs of the Pearly Nautilus." - from Arthur Willey's 'Prefatory Note' to Part I. "Various names contributors. Part One, for example, has the following contents: (1) "The anatomy and development of Peripatus novae-britanniae" by Arthur Willey; (2) "Metaprotella sandalensis, n. sp. [Caprellidae]" by Dr Paul Mayer; (3) "On a little-known sea-snake from the South Pacific" by G. A. Boulenger; (4) "Report on the Centipedes and Millipedes" by R. I. Pocock; (5) "Account of the Phasmidae with notes on the eggs" by D. Sharp; (6) "Scorpions, Pedipalpi and Spiders" by R. I. Pocock. [NB: No additional postage other than our normal book rate required on this heavy (5.24kg) set.]

Title: Zoological Results based on material from New Britain, New Guinea, Loyalty Islands and Elsewhere, collected during the years 1895, 1896 and 1897 by Arthur Willey

Author Name: Willey, Arthur; various contributors

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1898-1902

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 18938

Keywords: Zoology