The Pythons of Asia and the Malay Archipelago
By Barker, Dave G., Auliya, Mark and Barker, Tracy M.
Pp. xi, 371; 400+ color photos, 100+ color distribution maps. Color pictorial laminated boards, lettered in black on the spine and front cover (hardcover), color pictorial snakeskin endpapers, lg 8vo. In the series: Pythons of the World, volume III. This beautiful work is primarily a book of photographs. Each species (subspecies) of python has its own account chock full of images, plus invaluable information on descriptions and natural history. But, unlike other publications on pythons, it has detailed range maps for each form. In total, 29 species of python are covered, hailing from Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and China. The region of the Malay Archipelago includes the insular nations of Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, Sarawak and Sabah, Timor Leste, Philippines, and Papua New Guinea. Several other areas are also covered. This is an immediate classic and must-have book for all snake and python aficionados (from the publisher’s add blurb). Inscribed by Dave G. Barker and Tracy M. Barker on the title page. No ownership marks.
|Publisher Place||Boerne, TX|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A fine (new) copy.|