Fish-Shape Paumanok Nature and Man on Long Island
Murphy, Robert Cushman

Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1964. F 67 pages, index, references; frontispiece map of Long Island; black and white illustrated throughout; this was the Penrose Memorial Lecture for 1962; (from the dustjacket information): "...tells the story of nature and man on Long Island...a scientist's precise account of the land and its inhabitant, tinged with nostalgia for bygone days and vanished creatures ..."; map endpapers; some edge, tips wear to the dustjacket, darkened, couple of short closed tears; in very good condition and interesting Long Island natural history. Very Good H (Item ID: 17181)


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