Über Phrynosoma orbicularis, Trapelus hispidus, Phrynocephalus helioscopus, Corythophanes cristatus und Chamaeleopsis hernandesii

By Gravenhorst, J. L. C.

SKU# 18347

$ 225.00

Pp. (2), 911-958; 3 finely engraved plates by Carl Weitz.  Recent dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, 4to.  Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. vol. 16, no. 2.  A detailed monograph on Phrynosoma orbiculare (Mexican Plateau horned lizard), Agama hispida (Common Spiny Agama), Phrynocephalus helioscopus (Toadhead Agama), Corythophanes cristatus (Smooth helmeted iguana) and Corytophanes hernandesii (Hernandez’s Helmeted Basilisk).  From the research library of herpetologist Kraig Adler with his small name stamp and printed name label on the title page.  No other ownership marks.

Publisher Academia Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae
Publisher Place Breslau
Date Published 1837
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Small marginal repair mended on title page and the first page of the text; a tight copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition