Wien, A. Pichler's Witwe & Sohn, 1897. 8vo (22.7 x 15.5 cm). Title page, 162 pp.; three lithographed plates. Contemporary blind black pebbled half cloth over black leather.
An excellent work by the prolific and versatile Austrian (Viennese) zoologist, herpetologist and entomologist Franz Joseph Maria Werner (1867-1939). This is his "first major faunal work" (Adler). Light rubbing to boards, endpapers cracked at inner joints; otherwise a very good, clean copy. Rare. Adler I, pp. 70-71.