Poisonous and Venomous Marine Animals of the World.
By Dr. Bruce W. Halstead. Washington D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1965. 3 vols. Heavy 4to. 994pp.; 1,070pp.; 1,006pp., profusely illustrated in color, photos, slides, diagrams, extensive notes throughout, bibliographical notes throughout, index. Quarter black cloth over teal cloth backed bds., color illust. covers, gilt lettering on spines, no jackets as issued. Covers only slightly rubbed, else generally Good. An important work: 20 years in the making, Dr. Halstead says that "every poison and venom is a potential cancer cure. Studying these bio-toxins is the key to learning how to unlock nature's secrets for curing disease."