Les reptiles. Et plus particulièrement ceux d'Europe et de France.
Paris, Feuille des Jeunes Naturalistes, 1881. Two parts in two. Large 8vo (26.0 x 18.0 cm). 12 [6; 6] pp. Original uniform printed wrappers.
A rarely seen work, published in two consecutive issues of the Feuille des Jeunes Naturalistes (Volume 11, Issues 131-132) dealing primarily with its systematics. Written by the French herpetologist Vital-Fernand Lataste (1847-1934). Lataste was mentor of the great Belgian-British herpetologist George Albert Boulenger (see Adler I). In the rear of the issues some unrelated works. Wrappers detached, some small chipping and one stain to the first front wrapper, otherwise very good. Adler I, p. 55; Adler II, pp. 97-98.