Historical Portrait of the Progress of Ichthyology From Its Origins to Our Own Time

Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard sized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. LOC number hand written on the Dj spine, put there by previous owner. NOT ex-library. xxiv, 366 p. w/many b&w illlus., chapter endnotes, appendix on the philosophy of animal classification by Cuvier, bibliography, index. The first English translation of Cuvier's essay on the history of this field of study, the first volume of his monumental 22 v. Histoire Naturelle des Poissons of 1828. Includes annotations. Very good / very good. Item #19886

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