Les Tortues de l'Indochine avec une note sur la pêche et l'elevage des tortues de mer par F. Le Poulain

By Bourret, Rene L.

SKU# 15628

$ 75.00

Pp. xiii, 235, (5, ads); 6 color plates, 48 black-and-white plates (mostly with multiple images), 11 text-figures (including 1 map). Publisher’s original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and with gilt emblem on the front cover, brick red endpapers, lg 8vo. Originally published in Nhatrang, Annam by the Institut Océanographique de l'Indochine in 1941; this fine SSAR reprint faithfully reproduces the original edition. This is the first monograph on the turtles and tortoises of Southeast Asia. According to Adler (volume 1, pg. 107), the geographic coverage of this work extends “from Burma east through southern China, including Hainan island, and south to Singapore.” This new edition also contains a biography of René Bourret (1884-1957) and his efforts to publish ‘Les Tortues de l'Indochine’ by Indraneil Das. No ownership marks and signs of use.

Publisher Society for the Study of Reptiles and Amphibians
Publisher Place Villanova, PA
Date Published 2005
Date Published Estimated No
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint Yes
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine (new) copy.
ISBN 0916-98464-8
Limited Edition No