Eumeces altamiraani, A. Duges + Elaps diastema, Var. michoacanensis, A. Duges + Intestino de Crocodilus americanus

By Duges, Alfredo

SKU# 17370

$ 45.00

Pp. 477-478, 485-492; 1 fine hand-colored plate, 1 monochrome text-figure.  Extract (no wrappers issued), lg 4to.  From La Naturaleza volume 2, number 1.  Presents the original descriptions of two new herpetological species both illustrated on one fine hand-colored plate; also included is a note on the internal anatomy of the American crocodile now known as Crocodylus acutus.  The hand-colored image of Elaps diastema is brilliantly colored.  This work also contains the description of a new tick species, Ixodes herrerae.  The text is in Spanish.  Originally from the library of Karl P. Schmidt with his signature on the front page.  Later from the library of George Sprague Myers with his circular name stamp.  Rare work.

Publisher Imprenta de Ignacio Escalante
Publisher Place Mexico City
Date Published 1892-1896
Date Published Estimated No
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Faint browning to the margins of some text pages; a clean copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition