Pp. 218, 31 photographic plates, 20 maps, 13 text-figures. Recent black cloth, lettered in white on the spine, lg 8vo. Illinois Biological Monographs volume 16, nos. 1-2. The classic early monograph on the turtles of this midwestern state. On the half-title page there is the blind-stamp of herpetologist Edward C. Moll. There are no other ownership marks and no signs of use. This monograph has become very scarce. A bright and clean copy in fine condition in an attractive black cloth binding. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Turtles of Illinois.
Publisher: Urbana: University of Illinois, . First edition.
Publication Date: 1937
Book Description University of Illinois, Urbana, 1937. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Monograph on Illinois turtles, often slighted in herpetological works, which concentrate on the easier-to-identify snakes, salamanders, & frogs; Illinois Biological Monographs Vol. XVI Nos. 1-2. Recently rebound in hardcover, green cloth spine over marbled boards, paper spine label; pages unmarked, near fine; last (blank) leaf torn, missing a piece about 1/2 by 4 inches from the fore-edge. Text clean; 218 pages; glossary, bibliography, maps, figures, tables, 31 b/w plates Size: Quarto. Seller Inventory # p1456