Aanteekeningen over de anatomie van Cryptobranchus japonicus

By Schmidt, F. J. J., Goddard, Q. J. & Hoeven, J. van der

SKU# 18377

$ 120.00

Pp. vi, 66, 12 color tinted lithographic plates (3 are large and folding).  Publisher’s original dark blue wrappers, original printed white title/author label attached to the upper spine (taken from inside endpaper), lg 4to.  From the series: Natuurkundige Verhandelingen van de Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen te Haarlem, tweede verzameling, vol. 19, no 2.  This monograph presents a detailed anatomical analysis of the Japanese giant salamander, Cryptobranchus japonicas (= Andrias japonicus (Temminck, 1836).  With a length of up to almost 1.5 m (5 ft), it is the second-largest salamander in the world, only being surpassed by the very similar and closely related Chinese giant salamander (A. davidianus). There are only three known members of the Cryptobranchidae family: the Japanese and Chinese giant salamanders and the North American Eastern hellbender (modified after Wiki).  Most text pages uncut and unopened.

Publisher De Erven Loosjes
Publisher Place Haarlem
Date Published 1862
Date Published Estimated No
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description A few small repaired tears to the blue wrappers on the spine, one of the large folding plates has a few wrinkles; a bright and clean copy in very good condition.
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