A finely illustrated work on crocodiles
Gray, J. E.
Synopsis of the species of recent crocodilians or emydosaurians, chiefly founded on the specimens in the British Museum and the Royal College of Surgeons.
Item ID 62404
London, The Zoological Society of London, 1863. Folio (32.5 x 25.5 cm). 45 pp.; 18 text engravings, four fine, lithographed plates. Later blind wrappers.
A fine monograph, of great importance to the higher systematics of the group, and with the first, very beautiful illustrations of some species described earlier by Gray only in a very short form, and without illustrations. The excellent plates are by G. H. Ford. Published in the Society's Transactions. Rare. Nissen ZBI, 1698.