Notas para servirem ao Estudo dos Gymnobatrachios (Anura) Brasileiros
By Ribeiro, A. de Mirando
Pp. 227, 110 text-figures + 1 full-page halftone plate, 21 full page color plates. Early three-quarter polished red calf leather with five raised bands, lettered in gilt in three compartments and with gilt decorations in the other compartments, over red marbled boards with tan ribbed endpapers, 4to. Archivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro, volume 27. According to Adler, History of Herpetology, this is Ribeiro’s “most monumental herpetological work” (pg. 88). Ribeiro monographed the known Brazilian species of frogs and discovered many new species. The text is in Portuguese with Latin names used throughout. From the library of Brazilian herpetologist Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues with his custom book plate on the front endpaper. Rare work seldom offered – we last sold a copy 18 years ago.
|Publisher||Pimenta de Mello|
|Publisher Place||Rio de Janeiro|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||Some foxing to the outer margins of the plates, the text and the fine leather binding are bright and clean; a tight copy in near fine condition.|