Herpetological Contributions of Wilhelm C.H. Peters
By Peters, Wilhelm C. H.
Pp. 714, (4, ads), (1); frontispiece portrait of Peters, some black-and-white photos and halftones. Publisher’s original red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and on the front cover, gray patterned endpapers, thick 4to. This volume documents the life and published works of Wilhelm Peters, arguably the greatest German herpetologist of the 19th century. The forward is by Aaron Bauer, Rainer Gunther and Meghan Kipfel. The text is in English and in German; only 500 copies were printed. This volume is from the research library of herpetologist Kevin W. Marx with his signature on the title page.
|Publisher||Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles|
|Publisher Place||Ithaca, NY|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A fine (new) copy.|