Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of HMS Challenger During the Years 1873-76…Zoology Vol. IX. Plates.

London: HMSO, 1884. Hardcover. 4to, xvi, 244pp, 19 lith. Plates of penguin anatomy; 82pp, 3 plates of insects; 55pp, 20 plates & letterpress of seaweed; 47pp, 8 plates (skeletons of lower invertebrates) & letterpress. The voyage of the Challenger is now considered to be the inception of oceanography as one of the sciences. Orig. green gilt cloth, very good condition. Item #14853

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