Books  Reptiles & Amphibians  Reptiles 

The Gigantic Land Tortoises of the Galapagos Archipelago

Series: Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology

By: John Van Denburgh(Author), Peter CH Pritchard(Foreword By)

475 pages, 101 plates with b/w photos; b/w photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles

Hardback | facsimile | Nov 1998 | #95266 | ISBN: 091698446X
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £53.99 $71/€61 approx

About this book

Originally published in 1914, this is the most extensive review of the giant tortoises of the Galapagos Islands. It contains detailed descriptions of 266 specimens collected by the California Academy of Sciences expedition of 1905-1906, as well as extensive field notes by the collectors, tables of measurements of shells and eggs, and 200 photographs of tortoises.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!

Bestsellers in this subject

A Naturalist's Guide to the Reptiles of India

NHBS Price: £11.99 $16/€13 approx

A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia

NHBS Price: £24.99 $33/€28 approx

Snakes of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

NHBS Price: £23.99 $32/€27 approx

Field Guide to East African Reptiles

NHBS Special Offer Price: £26.99 £34.99 (Save £8.00) $36/€30 approx (ends 30/09/2018)

A Field Guide to the Reptiles of South-East Asia

NHBS Price: £39.99 $53/€45 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194