First edition. Three volumes. Subsequently, from the library and with the bookplates of Joseph Rubinstein, noted bookseller.
Brooklyn, New York: Premier Publishing, 1924.
Octavo, original maroon cloth, spines lettered in gilt. Spine ends lightly rubbed, volume III spine ends repaired, volume II upper corners bumped and top front edge dented, covers slightly dust soiled, Cooper Union Library markings on endpages, else fine.
Volume I: annotated bibliography of the publications relating to the history, biography and bibliography of American natural history and its institutions during Colonial times and the Pioneer century published up top 1924; with a classified subject and geographic index and a bibliography of biographies.
Volume II: institutions which contributed to the rise and progress of American natural history which were founded or organized between 1769 and 1844.
Volume III: institutions founded or organized between 1845 and 1865; bibliography of books; chronological tables; index of authors and institutions; and addenda to volume I.