A Descriptive List of the Sea-Snakes (Hydrophiidae) in the Indian Museum, Calcutta (1906) + A Monograph of the Sea Snakes (1909)

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A Descriptive List of the Sea-Snakes (Hydrophiidae) in the Indian Museum, Calcutta (1906) + A Monograph of the Sea Snakes (1909)

By Wall, F.

SKU# 18291

$ 120.00

Pp. 23, 2 full page-page plates (line-drawings) + Pp. 76, 4 full page plates (black-and-white photos), 65 text-figures (line-drawings).  Early blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine (original printed tan wrappers for each part is bound in place), lg 4to (12.25 x 9.5 inches).  Memoirs of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, volume 1, no. 14 + Memoirs of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, volume 2, no. 8.  These two works are the major monographic studies on Indian sea snakes collected in the marine waters surrounding the Indian subcontinent.  A rare set in the original printed wrappers.  No ownership marks.

Publisher Baptist Mission Press
Publisher Place Calcutta
Date Published 1906-1909
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Some light marginal soiling to the front wrapper of each part; a tight and clean set in near fine condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition