San Francisco: Upton Bros. 1881. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. Very good (6.25 x 4.25) Some spotting to front board. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Endpapers browned. Blue cloth with gilt title on front board, no title on spine. 16 b&w plates w/ indexes to illustrations and text.
A useful book covering the more common shells one might find in California. Went into many editions. Very good. Item #18273