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!
Mount Vernon, NY: Privately Printed, 1927. William Belanske. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 10 X 13 1/4 Inches. 161 PP. Very Good. Item #3707
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.
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