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George B Emerson; Jeffries Wyman; Thomas Moore; Giles W Mead; William Parsons, Jr; David Humphreys Storer; William Bourn Oliver Peabody; Massachusetts. Zoological and Botanical Survey.; Dutton and Wentworth,; T. Moore's Lithography,
|Notes:||Authors' names in full from fly-titles.
Introduction signed: G.B.E. [i.e. George B. Emerson].
Plates signed: "J. Wyman, M.D., delt."; "T. Moore's Lith. Boston" and Thos. Moore, Boston."
Three reports, with separate fly-titles, continuous pagination and register.
Caption and running titles: "Fishes of Massachusetts"; "Reptiles of Massachusetts"; "Birds of Massachusetts."
Signatures: [A]-B⁴ 1-53⁴ 54² ( - 54-2).
Sabin #46085, #59383 and Checklist of American Imprints #57179 record a similar publication, listed as: Massachusetts. Zoological and Botanical Survey. Reports on the fishes, reptiles and birds of Massachusetts. Published agreeably to an order of the legislature, by the Commissioners of the Zoological and Botanical Survey (with same imprint and collection).
|Description:||xii, , 426 p.,  leaves of plates : ill.. ; 24 cm. (8vo)|
|Contents:||(from fly-titles): Reports on the ichthyology and herpetology of Massachusetts. / By D. Humphreys Storer, M.D. --
A report on the ornithology of Massachusetts. / By William B.O. Peabody. --
Supplement to the ichthyological report. --
Supplement to the herpetological report (both signed D.H.S.).
|Other Titles:||Fishes of Massachusetts
Reptiles of Massachusetts
Birds of Massachusetts
Fishes reptiles & birds of Massachusetts
Fishes reptiles and birds of Massachusetts
|Responsibility:||published by order of the legislature.|