The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica: A Herpetofauna between Two Continents, between Two Seas
By Savage, Jay M.
Pp. xx, 934; 516 color platers; 300+ distribution maps, numerous text-figures. Publisher’s original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, original color pictorial dust jacket, lg 4to. This work begins with detailed discussions of the natural and cultural history of Costa Rica, setting the stage for an in-depth treatment of each of the 396 species of amphibians and reptiles that may be found there. Each species entry synthesizes and analyzes everything that is known about the animal’s anatomy, behavior, geographic distribution, evolutionary history and provides keys for identifying amphibians and reptiles in the field (from the front jacket flap). From the research collection of Illinois State University herpetologist Lauren E. Brown with his signature on the front endpaper.
|Publisher||The University of Chicago Press|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||Light sunning to the spine of dust jacket, occasional pencil underlines to a few pages; a bright and clean copy in fine condition in a near fine dust jacket.|