Author Barbour, T. and A. F. Carr Antillean terrapins.
Published 1940
Item ID 62374
€600.00
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Cambridge, MA, The Museum of Comparative Zoölogy, 1940. 4to (30.0 x 25.1 cm). Title page, 35 pp., nine plates (eight in full colour) of tortoises, four text figures, errata slip. Later blind wrappers. Important paper on the systematics, morphology and distribution of these land turtles with the introduction of several new subspecies. Well-illustrated. The one black-and- white photographic plate shows actual type specimens. Disbound from the Museum's Memoirs , but with neat wrappers and in all a very good, clean copy. We have seen no other copies offered for a long time. Surprisingly rare. A surprisingly rare work on tortoises