SHARP, DAVID, editor. Fauna Hawaiiensis or the Zoology of the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Isles. Cambridge, University Press, 1899-1913.
3 volumes in 4. 4to. 80 plates, maps and views, many of which are colored. Early library cloth. Toned, occasional chips to fore-edge, several leaves detached, bindings worn.
Provenance: Entomologist Edward Philpot Mumford's copies with his extensive penciled notes. Also present is Mumford's "Fauna of the Marquesas Islands," an original typed manuscript with 11 folding plates in cloth-backed boards.
FIRST EDITION. The first systematic attempt to record the fauna of the Hawaiian Islands, undertaken by the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Forbes 5034.