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Report upon Natural History Collections Made in Alaska between the Years 1877 and 1881 ... Edited by Henry W. Henshaw. Edward W. NELSON.
Report upon Natural History Collections Made in Alaska between the Years 1877 and 1881 ... Edited by Henry W. Henshaw ...
Report upon Natural History Collections Made in Alaska between the Years 1877 and 1881 ... Edited by Henry W. Henshaw ...
Report upon Natural History Collections Made in Alaska between the Years 1877 and 1881 ... Edited by Henry W. Henshaw ...

Report upon Natural History Collections Made in Alaska between the Years 1877 and 1881 ... Edited by Henry W. Henshaw ...

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1887. Quarto. (11 1/2 x 9 inches). 337pp. 21 plates (including 9 black and white plates of fish and 12 chromolithographed ornithological plates after Ridgway).

Original blindstamped cloth.

With 12 chromolithographed plates of birds after Ridgway.

Number 3 of the Arctic series of publications issued in connection with Signal Services, U.S. Army, this is the result of Nelson's field work in Alaska. The text is divided into four parts: Birds of Alaska, by Nelson; Mammals of Northern Alaska, by Nelson and F.W. True; Field-Notes on Alaskan Fishes, by Nelson and Tarleton H. Bean; and Insects: Report on the Diurnal Lepidoptera, by Edwards and Nelson. "His published reports on this work became classics in their respective fields" (DAB XXII, p. 572).

Anker 360; Nissen 673; Wichersham 7837; Zimmer, p. 463; Arctic Bibliography 12183.

Item #33120

Price: $350.00