New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890.
Hardcover. Good+. xi, 187 pp + Illustrations, with bibliography, index. Spine slant, general edgewar/rubbing to boards; text clean. No dust jacket. Part of the Marvels of Animal Life Series. A study of bioluminescence, with chapters on "subterranean light-givers," lightning bugs, fireflies, lantern flies, crabs, echidnoderms, "luminous birds and other animals," luminous flowers, "vegetable lamps," etc. Also a chapter on the uses of phosphorescence.