Animal Coloration: An account of the principal facts and theories related to the colours and markings of animals

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Animal Coloration: An account of the principal facts and theories related to the colours and markings of animals

By Beddard, Frank E.

SKU# 17745

$ 75.00

Pp. vii, (1), 288; 4 full page chromolithographic plates, 23 text-figures (from woodcuts).  Publisher’s original green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, with gilt motif of a snake eating a frog on lower part of the front cover, lg 8vo.  Beddard’s interesting study builds on the work of Wallace, Stolzmann, Eisig, Poulton, Bateson, and Flower who have all contributed to theories concerning natural selection for animal coloration.  No ownership marks and almost no signs of use.

Publisher Swan Sonnenschein
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1892
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Light edge wear to cloth at the head and foot of the spine, a few faint rub marks to the rear cover, the text and fine color plates are bright and clean; a tight copy in near fine condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition