Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1951. B&W Figures and photographic plates. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo, blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, mylar-protected beige pictorial dust jacket (price-clipped) with three flies on front cover, illustrated with 113 B&W figures (8l being glossy B&W plates with photos of parasites), xxi, [xxii] + 351 pages. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #6184
Dr. Geoffrey Lapage was a zoologist and the Lecturer in Animal Pathology at Cambridge. This is a survey of parasitic animals and their relationships to their hosts written for the general reader. It is a subject of major economic and zoological importance.
Solid copy with light age-toning to pages. Very slight wear and toning to dust jacket (price-clipped). Clear, bright illustrations and diagrams without foxing. Two facing pages with minor underlining on 2 lines of one page and "Bionomics" printed at top of second (pp,10-11). An excellent and very clear overview of a very important subject.