Gasteropoda and Cephalopoda of the Raritan Clays and Greensand Marls of New Jersey (Department of the Interior Monographs of the United States Geological Survey Volume XVIII)
Place Published: Washington DC
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Date Published: 1892
Book Id: 26828
Plates + 295pp. Quarto [30 cm] Dark reddish brown cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Good only. Ex-library. The edges of the covers are heavily rubbed and gently bumped. The underlying boards are exposed at the corners. The endsheets are split along the hinges, and the cords are exposed. There are two library labels on the front pastedown. The pages are mildly browned.
In 1877, Whitfield went to the American Museum of Natural History and was Curator of the Department of Geology until he retired. While at the museum, he took part in establishing the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History.