Cover image for Crustacea.
Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895.
Physical Description:
1 volume in 2 : illustrations, tables, chart ; 33 x 24 cm. + atlas of 27 pages, 96 plates (part. color) 57 x 37 cm.
General Note:
Text, 1852-53; atlas, 1855, was not issued until 1861.

Paged continuously.

Text has half-title: United States exploring expedition. By authority of Congress.

On t.-p. of atlas:...Atlas. Crustacea. By James D. Dana...By authority of Congress. Philadelphia, C. Sherman, printer, 1855.

Edition of 100 copies.

Apparently no copies were issued with other imprint. A few copies, unbound, were on sale by the author.

On the geographical distribution of Crustacea: p. [1451]-1592.

Works and memoirs consulted in preparation of tables showing the geographical distribution: p. 1592-1592.

"After the engraving of the plates...was completed, a large part of the original drawings were destroyed by fire in Philadelphia. In consequence ... many of the ... plates, which were to have been coloured from the missing drawings, are issued uncoloured."-Preface to Atlas.
Local Note:
Library's Rare Book Room has vol. 13 and atlas only.
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