The Rattlesnakes, Genera Sistrurus and Crotalus: A Study in Zoogeography and Evolution

By Gloyd, Howard K.

SKU# 17221

$ 165.00

Pp. vii, 266; 31 full-page black-and-white plates, 22 distribution maps, 10 text-figures.  Early full green cloth (original gray printed wrappers bound in place), lg 8vo.  The Chicago Academy of Sciences, special publication no. 4.  The scarce first edition of this important work.  From the library of Michael E. Ruesler with his bookplate on the front attached endpaper.  On the inside front wrapper there is also the book plate of William H. Summerville.

Publisher The Chicago Academy of Sciences
Publisher Place Chicago
Date Published 1940
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description The top margin of the plates at the rear of the volume are a little wavy – this could be from an old damp stain but there is no evidence of any stain, there is light edge to the cloth outer corners; a tight and clean copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition