Pp. xii, 310, (6); 24 color plates with 189 individual color photos of amphibians and reptiles and their habitats, 47 halftone distribution maps, 63 text-figures (line-drawings). Publisher's original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, blue and gray pictorial dust jacket, lg 8vo (7 x 10 inches; 18 x 22.5 cm). The 153 color photos illustrate all species in New Caledonia which includes the Loyalty islands located in the Southwest Pacific ocean. The work includes discussion of the world's largest living geckos (Rhacodactylus) and more than a dozen genera of skinks including the giant skinks (Phoboscincus). The text is in English text with French summaries by Ivan Ineich. This volume is from the research library of herpetologist Kevin W. Marx with his signature on the front endpaper. Warmly inscribed by the first author, Aaron Bauer, to Kevin Marx on the half-title page. A fine (new) copy in a fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 5918
Title: The Herpetofauna of New Caledonia.
Publisher: Saint Louis, MO: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, . First edition.
Publication Date: 2000
Book Description Saint Louis, Missouri. 2000. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles / IRD., 2000. 1st Ed. XII, 310 PP, (2 blank), (5 publications) with 4 tables, 47 maps and 63 figures, plus 24 plates with 189 colour photos. Fp: Nannoscincus fuscus, Aipysurus fuliginosus and Correlophus ciliatus. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. English text with French summaries by Ivan Ineich. 26.2 x 18.5. 36 colour photos of New Caledonian habitats and 153 colour photos of animals. ISBN: 0916984559. Bookseller Inventory # 38616