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Sykes, E. R.
Fauna Hawaiiensis. Or the zoology of the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Isles: being results of the explorations instituted by the joint committee appointed by The Royal Society of London for promoting natural knowledge and the British Association for the Advancement of Science and carried on with the assistance of those bodies and of the trustees of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum at Honolulu. Edited by David Sharp. Vol. II. Part IV. Mollusca. [AND] Preliminary diagnoses of new species of non-marine Mollusca from the Hawaiian Islands. Part II. [AND] Illustrations of, with notes on, some Hawaiian non-marine Mollusca.
Cambridge, The [Cambridge] University Press, 1900. Folio (32.3 x 23.6 cm). Title page, 142 pp. [numbered 271-412]; two hand-coloured lithographed plates with explanatory text leaves. Contemporary half morocco over linen boards. Gilt title on the spine. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Original printed wrappers bound in.Read more
Tizard, T. H. et al. (eds.) [Thomson, C. W. and J. Murray (general editors)]
Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 under the command of captain George S. Nares, R.N., F.R.S. and the late captain Frank Tourle Thomson, R.N. prepared under the superintendence of the late Sir. C. Wyville Thomson, Knt., F.R.S., &c. and now of John Murray. Volumes I - II. Narrative of the Cruise. [The complete narrative].
London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1882-1885. Two volumes in three. 4to (29.2 x 24.6 cm). Volume I (in two parts) (1885): liv, 1111 pp.; two elongate photographic frontispieces; 340 numbered (groups of) woodcuts and many unnumbered, often acting as head- or tailpieces; 75 charts, 35 numbered photographic plates; 15 chromolithographed plates (numbered A-I, K-P), and a very large map (in two parts) of both hemispheres – with the complete itinerary, in a rear pocket in part I; a second, very long, full-colour map on the oceans' salinity in part 2. Volume II (1882): viii, 744, 42, 29 pp.; several text engravings and two plates of which one in chromolithography, and a tipped-in note on the reason for publishing volume II ahead of volume I. Original, uniform, dark-green blind stamped pebbled cloth. Boards with bevelled edges. Gilt title on the spines. Brown endpapers.Read more