Boston: Ginn, Heath, & Co 1883. Later printing. 43 pages. 4 1/4 x 6 inches. Original grey printed wrappers. Lower right corner tip chipped, dampstaining to the spine (not affecting text). Previous owner's name (Julliette Smith) and date 1884 inked on front wrapper. Very Good. Wraps. 
An ephemeral survival, intended as a teacher guide to sponges with additional references. First published in 1879, this edition contains two additional images (numbered 30 and 31) which an editorial note indicates were purchased from The Youth's Companion in January 1879. This edition includes a total of 9 illustrations, 1 folding. The Boston Society of Natural History, who produced this booklet, eventually became the world renowned Museum of Science, Boston.