Sea Snakes of Taiwan: A Natural History of Sea Snakes

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Sea Snakes of Taiwan: A Natural History of Sea Snakes

By Mao, Shou-Hsian and Chen, Been-Yuan

SKU# 18980

$ 65.00

Pp. 64, 37 text-figures (full page color plates and black-and-white line-drawings).  Publisher’s original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and on the front cover, lg 8vo.  National Science Council Special Publication no 4.  There are abundant sea-snakes in the ocean surrounding Taiwan; most of these are venomous sea-snakes.  This volume documents all species.  The work is divided into two parts.  The first part provides a general account of sea snakes while the second part provides keys, line-drawings and color photos of Taiwan sea snakes.  The text is in English with a summary in Chinese at the end.  From the research collection of David Kizirian with his small, printed name in the top outer corner of the front endpaper.  Rare work.

Publisher National Science Council
Publisher Place Taipei, Taiwan
Date Published 1980
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description A few tiny bumps to outer the corners, a bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
Limited Edition