Pp. xii, 220; 48 color photos, 64 black-and-white text-photos and line-drawings. Publisher's original black cloth, lettered in white on the spine, sm 4to. This work presents a detailed review of the frogs of Australia with tables cataloging the form of the frog spawn in each genus. The volume is inscribed by the author, Michael Tyler, on the title page. The 13 chapters cover: Origins; An Environment for Frogs; The Frog Fauna; Nomenclature and Classification; Food and Feeding; Communication and Courtship; Development; Life in Arid Areas; Life Above the Ground; The Cane Toad; The Sandhill Frog; Gastric Brooding Frogs; and Frogs as Environmental Monitoring Organisms.
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Book Description Viking O'Neil (Penguin Books), 1989. First edition., South Yarra, Victoria, 1989. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Very Good. 0670901237. Bookseller Inventory # 013403
Book Description Viking O'Neil, Melbourne, 1989. Hardback. 1st Edition. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has a couple of small closed tears & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour & black and white photographs as well as black & white drawings. 220 pages Australia has some of the most interesting and unusual frogs in the world. They include the sandhill frog of Western Australia that has adapted to its environment by burrowing deep into the ground; an aquatic frog that carries its young inside its stomach without digesting them and a male marsupial frog that carries its young in two pouches on its hips. Bookseller Inventory # 254405
Book Description Viking O'Neil/Penguin, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Top corner of half-title page creased, NEAR FINE in like dust wrapper, entirely free of any markings of any kind, wrapper in archival mylar protector. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-2139893039
Book Description South Yarra, Victoria: Viking O'Neil (Penguin Books), 1989. First edition., 1989. Book Condition: Very Good. Ships from the UK. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP96663889
Book Description Viking O'Neil, Melbourne, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Size: 27cm x 19cm. 220 pages. Light soiling/foxing to top outside edge of text block. Light rubbing/wear to board edges. Dust Jacket is fully intact, smallest of of closed tears, no chips, signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc, and shelf wear. Foxing to inside of jacket. Tanning to first & last page. Light browning to page extremities. Shipped Weight: .85 kilos. ISBN: 0670901237. ISBN/EAN: 9780670901234. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 0003741
Book Description Viking O'Neil, Melbourne, 1989. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Definiative work on Australian Frogs. Contents: Origins; An Environment for Frogs; The Frog Fauna; Nomenclature and Classification; Food and Feeding; Communication and Courtship; Development; Life in Arid Areas; Life Above the Ground; The Cane Toad; The Sandhill Frog; Gastric Brooding Frogs; Frogs as Environmental Monitoring Organisms. Book is in impressive, near fine, condition. BOOK DETAILS: In pristine condition with little evidence of wear. Inside the pages are crisp, clean & white with no obvious indication of use. The contents are clean, tight and sound throughout. The boards are clean and unmarked, with only minimal wear. The lettering on the spine is clear and bright. The dust wrapper is not price clipped and shows only minor shelf-wear. No age-toned pages. No signs of previous ownership (no previous ownership inscriptions). A very attractive/desirable copy. Illustrated. 220pp. (incl. index). The unpacked weight of this book is approx. 850g. (Please note: books that weigh over 1kg. (1000g) when packed, will exceed the quoted postage rate to overseas destinations). This BOOK IS IN STOCK and READY TO MAIL NOW. Your book when ordered will be securely packed and promptly dispatched by The Book Collector (Established:1993). ***Prompt professional service - satisfaction guaranteed.*** Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 6111