1915 - THE ALLIGATOR AND ITS ALLIES - Reese, 1st/1st - 65 Figures and 28 Plates
THE ALLIGATOR AND ITS ALLIES — By Dr. Albert M. Reese — 1st Edition / 1st Printing, 1915 — Early Reptile Animal Studies, with 28 Colored Lithographic Plates — Scarce
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London (1915)
Scarce first edition from 1915 of "The Alligator and Its Allies," by Dr. Albert M. Reese, in excellent condition. 358 pages, with publisher advertisements at rear. The boards and binding are solid and tight with minimal shelfwear. The pages are crisp and clean. The book does not seem to have been read. One of the first 20th-century volumes on the biology, anatomy and development of the Crocodilia: Biology, Skeleton, Musculature, Nervous System, Digestive System, Urogenital System, Respiratory System, Vascular System, Growth and Development. Includes 62 figures and 28 colored plates. A beautiful and near-mint condition copy of a scarce first edition.