Report on the Mollusca of Long Island, N.Y., And of Its Dependencies.
Smith, Sanderson & Temple Prime

New York, N.Y.: Author Published, 1870. (27) pages. An offprint of this scientific report, "Extracted from the Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History in the City of New York (Vol. IX, 1870) at the request of the Long Island Historical Society." The authors note that "...Our labors extend over a period of more than eleven years, and during that time we have dredged several seasons in Peconic and Gardiner's Bays and at Huntington....Our researches for land and fresh-water shells have been carried on through nearly the whole island..." with a few small illustrations in the text; and with detailed listings of the findings and the areas researched for each genus. Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 3/4" size; side-sewn. Paper a little brittle, chipped away at edges, especially the covers, which are detached; many leaves unopened; contents clean and in good condition. Good Paperback (Item ID: 25456)


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