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Senckenberg Naturforschende Gesellschaft Abhandlungen, no. 435, 442, 449, 451, 462, 465, 466 (7 monographs by Robert Mertens)

Mertens, Robert

Published by Frankfurt a. M.: Senckenberg Museum, -. First edition., 1937
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Pp. 607; numerous full page black-and-white photo-plates, some maps and text-figures. Early dark blue textured cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, thick 4to. This unique work, that was assembled and bound by herpetologist Walter Necker, presents seven key monographs by Robert Mertens. The titles of the monographs follow: "Reptilien und Amphibien aus dem südlichen Inner-Afrika," "Herpetologische Ergebnisse einer Reise nach Kamerun," "Herpetologische Ergebnisse einer Reise nach der Insel Hispaniola," "Die Amphibien und Reptilien Europas," "Die Familie der Warane (Varanidae), Erster Teil: Allgemeines," "Die Familie der Warane (Varanidae), Zweiter Teil: Der Schädel," "Die Familie der Warane (Varanidae), Dritter Teil: Taxonomie." In addition to the four herpetological monographs on the central part of southern Africa, on Cameroon in western Africa, on the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean, and on Europe, this work also contains the complete three-part series on the monitor lizards of the family Varanidae (including the Komodo dragon). Custom bookplate of Walter Necker on the front endpaper. This work is attractively bound in custom textured blue cloth. A truly unique collection. A bright and clean copy in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 4611

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Title: Senckenberg Naturforschende Gesellschaft ...

Publisher: Frankfurt a. M.: Senckenberg Museum, -. First edition.

Publication Date: 1937

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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