Les Batraciens de l’Indochine
By Bourret, René
Pp. x, 547 (6), 191 fine text-figures, 1 map, 4 full page fine color plates. Later wine red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine (original printed tan wrappers bound in place), thick sm folio (32 x 22.5 cm). According to Adler, History of Herpetology, volume 1, p. 107: this is the first herpetological review of the amphibians of French Indochina (Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos). Inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “A Monsieur Hoffet, bia cordial louvain, R. Bourret”. Small name stamp of J.H. Hoffet, Professor of Geology, University of Hanoi on the front wrapper. Hoffet wrote numerous monographs on the geology of French Indochina. This volume is also from the research library of herpetologist Hobart M. Smith though his name stamp is not present.
|Publisher||Institut Océanographique de l’Indochine|
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|Condition Description||Light soiling to the outer tan printed wrappers only, the text, plates and later cloth binding are bright and clean; a near fine copy.|