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To Galapagos on the Ara, 1926. The events of a pleasure cruise to the Galapagos Islands and a classification of a few rare aquatic findings, including two specimens of a new species of shark never caught before and here described for the first time.; LTD TO 500 COPIES!
Privately Printed, Mount Vernon, NY, 1927. 10 X 13 1/4 Inches. 161 PP. One of the finest travelogues ever produced. To Galapagos on the Ara is the story of the 1926 trip by William K. Vanderbilt II and crew. 30 full-page color plates of aquatic life. Numberous illustrations and fold-out map intact. Printed by William Edmund Rudge. A spectacular cloth binding with leather spine. Five raised hubs to spine. Gilt title and "Ara" insignia on front cover. A few scuffs to spine and "Worth Paper Company Association" bookplate to front pastedown. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Vendeur: Back in Time Rare Books [Jacksonville, FL, U.S.A.]
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