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A highly entertaining review of the life and work of one of America's all time greatest herpetologists. Chapters basically function as individual short stories and cover all aspects of Conant's remarkable career from his early start in zoo work up through his years at the zoological institutions at Toledo and Philadelphia. Naturally, all of Dr. Conant's extensive herpetological work receives in-depth coverage as well, as do his many trips around the world. Much information on Isabelle Hunt Conant and Howard and Kathryn Gloyd, plus short vignettes of Conant's numerous herpetological and zoological acquaintances, colleagues and friends. This wonderful autobiography is fully illustrated with 31 color and 147 b/w photos, b/w drawings, vignettes of 25 herpetologists and 16 zoo personalities.
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Book Description Canyonland Publishing Group. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0965744604 Ships promptly from Texas. Seller Inventory # Z0965744604ZN
Book Description Canyonland Publishing Group, 1997. Condition: New. Isabelle Hunt Conant (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0965744604
Book Description Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. (1997) xx, 498 pp., 31 color photos, 155 bw photos. (Provo Utah: SELVA/Canyonlands) Stated First Edition. Autobiography of Roger Conant, herpetologist and zoo curator. Much on the history of zoos from the 1930s to the present, both in the USA and foreign. Includes Conant's herp travels and experiences throughout North America, Mexico, and around the world, and his contacts with herpetologists, zoo people, and other notables. Seller Inventory # 08243
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0965744604