Report on the Collections of Natural History Made in the Antarctic Regions during the voyage of the "Southern Cross" E. Ray Lankester, edit.
Report on the Collections of Natural History Made in the Antarctic Regions during the voyage of the "Southern Cross"

Report on the Collections of Natural History Made in the Antarctic Regions during the voyage of the "Southern Cross"

London: British Museum, 1902. Hardcover. Extremely scarce account of the 1st British Antarctic Expedition of 1898-1900. Includes Mammalia by Capt. Barrett-Hamilton; Notes on Antarctic Seals by Edward Wilson; Extracts from the Private Diary of the Late Nicolai Hanson; Aves by R. Bowdler Sharpe; Pisces by G. Boulenger; Tunicata by W.A. Herdman; Mollusca by Edgar Smith; Echinoderma; Insecta; Arachnica; Crustacea; Polychaeta; Gephyrea; Nematoda; Cestoda; Polyzoa; Anthozoa; Actiniae; Hydrozoa; Porifera; Cryptogamia; Report on the Rock Specimens. Thick tall 8vo, 344pp, 53 lithographic plates, 8 in color of Antarctic birds, including 2 of penguins, & eggs. 5 color plates by Edward Wilson, who contributed supplementary notes on an Antarctic sealing expedition lead by Borchgrevinck. Spence 968. Handsomely rebound in quarter black & gilt morocco & cloth boards. Ex-lib. copy with small circular stamps on verso of plates. Slt. bump to lower corner on early pages o/w very good condition, binding in fine condition. Fine. Item #9145

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