A Monograph of the Snakes of Japan, in 3 volumes, complete
By Maki, Moichiro
(Volume 1 - English text): pp. (4), 1-240, (3), 1 map, 156 text-figures; (volume 2 - Color plates): pp (2), 85 full page color plates; (volume 3 - Japanese text): pp. (4), 1-248, (2), 376 text-figures. Publisher’s original gray course-weave cloth, lettered in black on the spine and front cover, in blue-patterned dust jackets, each volume is housed in a gray card slipcases lettered in black, folio (14 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches) and 4to (12 x 8 3/4 inches). Volume 1 contains English text, Volume 2 contains color plates and Volume 3 contains Japanese text. A high quality facsimile reprint of this important monographic work on the snakes of Japan that was originally published in 1931; the reprint was issued in a limited edition of 500 copies. This reprint edition is long out of print and has become quite scarce.
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||3|
|Condition Description||A fine (as new) set in fine dust jackets housed in fine card slipcases.|