Eight early papers on the Reptiles and Amphibians of Mexico, 1939-1942, including ‘New Species of Mexican Anura,’ ‘New Salamanders of Mexico and the distribution of certain known forms,’ . . .
By Taylor, Edward H.
Eight early papers on the Reptiles and Amphibians of Mexico, 1939-1942, including ‘New Species of Mexican Anura,’ ‘New Salamanders of Mexico and the distribution of certain known forms,’ ‘Some Mexican Serpents,’ ‘Tadpoles of Mexican Anura’ and ‘New Tailless Amphibia from Mexico’ all from volumes 26-28 of the Kansas Science Bulletin.
Pp. 1-571 (volume 26); pp. 1-233 (volume 27); pp. 1-363 (volume 28); 175+ black-and-white photo-plates, fine line-drawings and maps. Publisher’s original black cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, patterned yellow endpapers, thick lg 8vo. The entire contents for volumes 26-28 of the University of Kansas Science Bulletin is offered here bound together in one thick volume. In addition to the five papers by Taylor listed in title, this work also contains: Herpetological Miscellany, no. 1 and no. 2; A new Anuran from the Middle Miocene of Nevada; New Amphibians from the Hobart M. Smith Mexican Collections; The Frog genus Diaglena, with a description of a new species; and Some Geckos of the genus Phyllodactylus. Thus, out of 33 total articles in all fields of science in the 1167 pages of volumes 26-28 of the University of Kansas Science Bulletin, one-third of them (11) are Taylor’s papers on herpetology. This is amazing scientific output. Pictorial bookplate of Janet and Bill Rapp on the front endpaper.
|Publisher||University of Kansas|
|Date Published Estimated||1939-1942|
|Number of Volumes||3|
|Condition Description||No signs of wear or use, a bright and clean copy in near fine condition.|