Gary A. Polis - The Biology Of Scorpions (1990) - Awesome And Very Scarce For Sale
The Biology of Scorpions
by Gary A. Polis
You are offerding on the above listed very rare book.
It was issued in 1990 from Stanford University Press, California, U.S.A.
The book is a hard covered one bound in linen, with its original dust wrapper. Lettered gilt on spine.
The book measures 23,5 x 16 cm (height x width) and has 587 pages.
This book is really hard to get and highly sought after. It´s the "bible" about scorpions.
A "must have it" book for all collectors of rare natural history books.
This is currently the best scorpion book available. The late Gary A. Polis was the world´s leading scorpion ecology expert until his tragic death. With chapters written by the world´s leading authorities, this book involves all aspects of scorpion biology and can be enjoyed by both researchers and hobbyists. An essential book for all interested in scorpions.
From the dust wrapper flap: This book is an up-to-date synthesis of all that is known about scorpions. The introduction and eleven papers, by ten specialists, cover anatomy and morphology; systematics. biogeography, and paleontology; life history; behavioral responses and activity patterns; ecology; predators, prey, and parasites; environmental physiology; neurobiology; venoms; history and mythology; and laboratory and field study.
The book is illustrated with over 150 photographs and drawings.
This book is in an extremely good condition according to its age.
The dust wrapper is also in a very good condition.
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The book will be shipped insured.
The item location is Germany.
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Gary A. Polis - The Biology Of Scorpions (1990) - Awesome And Very Scarce : $300