United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842. United States exploring expedition, v. 20
Girard, Charles, 1822-1895
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Philadelphia,Printed by C. Sherman & son,1858.
Text has half-title: United States exploring expedition. By authority of Congress.
On t.-p. of Atlas: ... Atlas. Herpetology. Prepared under the superintendence of S. F. Baird. By authority of Conress. Philadelphia, C. Sherman & son, printers, 1858.
32 plates are described in the text, also listed in the atlas, but only 23 were issued in this edition.
"The joint committee of the Library of Congress entered into an engagement with the undersigned, in 1851, to prepare the report upon the herpetological collections made by the United States exploring
"The book was done entirely by Dr. Charles Girard, but ... his name was not allowed to appear on the title-page by the naval authorities having the matter in charge, who insisted in publishing this bo
Edition of 100 copies.
Dark green morocco publisher's binding.
Citation/References: Haskell, D.C. U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842, | 76 and 78, p. 99-101
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