Pp. vii, 101, 44 text-figures, 35 full page color plates, 9 full page black-and-white plates; pp. vii, 121, 36 text-figures, 21 full page plates (14 are in color) Original printed tan wrappers, oblong sm 4to. This is the complete work on reptiles of Ceylon. Volume 2 covers lizards and turtles, and volume 3 presents the snakes. Volume 1 in this series was on the fishes of Ceylon and is not offered here. Both of these volumes were reprinted in Ceylon in 1990 and 1987 respectively. The quality of the color plates in these reprints are of the same high standard as the first editions published in 1953-1955. No ownership marks and no signs of use. The rear outer corner of the wrappers and the last few pages of the index of volume 2 show a watermark (the remainder of the text and plates are unaffected); a tight and clean set in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Colored Atlas of Some Vertebrates from ...
Publisher: Colombo: Ceylon Government Press, (-), -. Reprint.
Publication Date: 1953
Book Description Ceylon: The Government Press, 1990., 1990. Volume One: 149 pages + 34 plates, with 60 figures. Volume Two: 101 pages + 11 B&W plates + 35 color plates, with 44 figures. Volume Three: vii + 121 pages + 7 B&W plates + 14 color plates, with 37 figures. All 12 1/2" x 10", softcover, (all slight wear). Bookseller Inventory # f30c8d7ac4f8a4287677da01f4bb9c42
Book Description Ceylon Government Press, Ceylon, 1952. Wraps. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Three Volumes Complete. 1952 (stated first printing), 1953 (stated first printing), 1955. Original wraps (softcovers). Vol. 1: [xvi], [1 b&w and 34 color plates], 149 pp; Vol. 2: xviii, [11 b&w and 38 color plates], 101pp; Vol. 3: xii, [7 b&w and 48 color plates], xiii-xviii, 121 pp. Illustrated by color half-tone plates and line drawings by the author. Signed by author in pencil rear vols. 2 and 3. Stiff red wrappers volume 1 torn and chipped (half of rear wrap torn off), edge wear; all volumes internally clean and bright. Bookseller Inventory # 002948
Book Description Columbo: [Published separately by] Ceylon Government Press, 1952, 1953, 1955., 1955. Illustrated by color half-tone plates by the author, b/w line drawings and some additional plates. Stated First Print and edition. Ceylon National Museums Publication. 3 volumes. Black cloth decorated gilt (volume 1) with original wraps (volumes 1 & 2) as issued. Signed by author in pencil rear volume 2 (volume 3 signature erased accidentally from rear). Oblong 8vo. pp. [xvi], [i bw and 34 color plates], 149; xviii, [xi bw & 38 color plates], 101; xii, [vii bw & 48 color plates], xiii-xviii, 121 . VG to NF. Light soil and tiny cover tears to volume 3, slightly bumped corners to volume 1, no flaws volume 2. Includes 6/22/75 clipping from the Ceylon Observer Magazine Section laid in (Let's Learn to Identify our snakes) and correction slip for volume 3. Bookseller Inventory # OWBCOL114699