An early work on Thai marine bivalves

Lynge, H.

The Danish Expedition to Siam 1899-1900. IV. Marine Lamellibranchiata. With five plates and a map.

Published 1909
Item ID 75132
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København, A. F. Høst & Søn, 1909. 4to (25.9 x 20.8 cm). 200 pp.; five plates, map. Later olive-green buckram with gilt title on the spine. Speckled edges. Original printed wrappers bound in.

Important paper on bivalves from the Central Indo-Pacific with several new species (e.g., Arcidae, Cardiidae, Lucinidae, Tellinidae, Corbulidae) and critical evaluations of some groups. Scarce. With a handwritten dedication by the author, the Danish zoologist Herman Lynge (1862-1945), in the top margin of the front wrapper; and with a stamp of the American malacologist Richard Irwin Johnson (1925-2020) in the top margin of the front free endpaper and title page. Boards a bit spotted, very light spotting to the first plate; otherwise a very good, clean copy. Not in Nissen ZBI.

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