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The Sea Fishes Of Southern Africa

By Smith, J L B




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The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

SMITH, J.L.B.

1950. South Africa: Central News Agency. 1950. 4to. Original green cloth, gilt vignette of fish to upper board, gilt lettering to spine; pp. xvi + 550, colour frontispiece, colour map, 103 plates, many in colour, numerous text illsutrations; a little rubbing to binding, otherwise very good. Second edition. An important and comprehensive book of icthyology by the man who famously identified the coelacanth as a living species, 65 million years after it was supposed to have become extinct. A full description of that remarkable fish is included in this work. Smith's wife Margaret wqas responsible for over 600 of the illustrations.

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The Sea Fishes Of Southern Africa

Smith, J.L.B.

South Africa: Central News Agency, 1949. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Smith, Margaret. Quarto, 550 Pp. Color And B&W Pictures. No Dj. Excellent Condition. Lightly Musty Odor And Paper Discoloration. (Not Foxing)Green Covers With Gold Decoration. Spine Bright. Binding Firm! Not Xlib. No Marks Inside! First Edition. Large Heavy Book! Classic Fish Reference Book In Hardly Used Condition.

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The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

Smith, J L B

Central News Agency, Ltd., South Africa, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. Smith, Margaret M. 550 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The dustjacket has much wear and d tear, tanning and scuffing. The dj does have the remnants of a plastic protective cover. The dj is secure, intact, sure. The green boards are very smart and healthy. The paper trims are foxed. The front and final papers have wear, age marks. The early pages have some very few storage related marks. The contents are by far, very clean, clear, fresh, bright, neat, tidy, confident, most certain. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted to outside of South Africa, extra postal charges may be required.fk[INF90]

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The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

Smith, J.L.B

Central News Agency, 1949. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. A Very Heavy copy, may require extra postage. shelf and edge wear on boards. foxing and marks. first few pages are chipped on the edges. one sticker. fairly good copy.[SK][INF65]

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The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

Smith, J L B

Central News Agency, 1949. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Publisher's original green buckram boards with gilt titling to the spine and a decorative vignette to the upper board. Some whitish blemishes mainly to the spine ends. Dark green pictorial end papers. 550pp. + xvi prelims. Map and over 1200 figure drawings and 104 plates. The frontis is starting to come adrift and it and the title page have some spots. Prev owner's name dd 1949 to ffep. Many of the pages and plates have a little edge toning. Very heavy book - 3.1kg. This is the true first edition.

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The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

J. L. B. Smith

South Africa, 1965. Hardcover. Fair/Fair. Fifth edition large (28x23cm) hardcover with very good pages and hinges, but a fair cover blemished by moisture spots on the cloth. Fair+ dust jacket. 580 pages. A few additions to the 4th edition, but "the Distribution Chart, on pp. 433-464 inclusive, has been omitted.

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The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

Smith, J.L.B

Central News Agency, 1949. Hardcover. Good/Poor. Very Heavy, will require extra postage outside South Africa. jacket is much worn and torn. foxing and marks. binding is a bit loose and netting is visible. text and plates remain clean and legible. fairly good copy.[SK]

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The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

Smith, J. L. B

Central News Agency Ltd, 1961. 4th Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. Boards are edgeworn and marked.Repaired.Gift inscription.Excellent binding.Heavy not suitable for airmail.[R.K]

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The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

Smith, J L B

Central News Agency, Ltd, 1950. Hardcover. Acceptable. The boards are slightly shelf rubbed with marks at the back. The spine is slightly sunned. There is sticker residue on the second page. The spine is torn next to the title page. The pages are all tanned. Internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 550 pages and heavy.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required. [B.N.]

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The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

Smith, J.L.B

Central News Agency, 1950. Fair/No Jacket. boards are rubbed, sunned, edge worn and a bit knocked. thorough foxing and marks. visible netting and loose hinges. book is heavy, postal adjustments may be required, please enquire before ordering. generally a fair copy.[S.K]

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The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

Smith, J.L.B.

Central News Agency, 1953. Good. Contents clean, mild foxing. Sticker marks inside front board and on endpaper. Bookplate to front free endpaper. Dust jacket is good, complete but with edgewear including smal closed tears. Revised Enlarged edition. Africana. Hardback. With dj.

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The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

J.L.B.Smith

5th Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 580pp illustrated colour & b/w drawings. 4to. A comprehensive work representing a lifetime of study by the author. blue covers with gilt lettering to the spine gilt decorations to both the front cover & spine - Condition is not too good as some pages are water staimed but great value for money copy. illustrated endpages . Damage to Dust cover and

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The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa

Smith, J.L.B.

South Africa: Central News Agency, 1965. Reprint. . Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Margaret M. Smith et al.. An ex-library copy bound in heavy red library cloth lettered in white. The usual ex-libris markings to this large heavy volume, clean within. The binding is sound and their is little cover wear.

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