The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma: Reptilia and Batrachia

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The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma: Reptilia and Batrachia

By Boulenger, George Albert

SKU# 18610

$ 400.00

Pp. xviii, 541, (2, ads); 142 text-figures (fine line-drawings).  Publisher's original wine-red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and with gilt panel lines, front and rear covers stamped in blind, original black clay-coated endpapers, lg 8vo.  George Albert Boulenger was the leading taxonomic herpetologist of this era (Adler, vol. 1, pg. 55-56).  He authored more than 20 books and over 900 scientific papers.  His volume in "The Fauna of British India" series became the seminal work on the reptiles and amphibians of India, Ceylon and Burma.  Signature of C.L. Williams dated 1900, Rangoon (Burma) at the top of the title page.  Circular blind stamp of herpetologist Keith Neitman at the bottom of the title page.  No other ownership marks.  This volume is quite rare especially in the original publisher's binding.

Publisher Taylor and Francis
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1890
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint
Condition Very good
Condition Description Light edgewear to the cloth with some rubbing to outer corners, minor crease to the from endpaper; a tight and clean copy in very good condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition