Item #41611 Crinoidea. D. Dilwyn JOHN.


Cambridge: At the University Press, 1938. 4to. (121)-222 pp. Publisher's printed wrappers with author and title in neat manuscript to the spine, inscribed at the head of the upper cover "Dr W.J. Rees with the author's compliments". 4 plates at the rear plus numerous illustrations in the text. Diagonal crease to the upper cover, else very good. An offprint from the Discovery Reports (Vol. XVIII) issued by the "Discovery Committee, Colonial Office, London on behalf of the Government of the Dependencies of the Falkland Islands". David Dilwyn John served on three voyages of the Discovery Investigations programme, two of them as Scientific Officer-in-Charge. He was awarded a Polar Medal in 1941 and went on to be director of the National Museum of Wales. Item #41611

Price: £100.00

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