New Hebrides Papers: Scientific Results of the Oxford University Expedition to the New Hebrides 1933-34

By: [Oxford University Expedition]

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Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Moderate rubbing to cloth at edges of spine and boards. Some pencil marginalia. A couple of leaves unopened. Pencil notes on endpapers. ; viii, (209)-233, [1] + folding colour map + [2 (blank)] + 60 + (443)-519, [1] + 1 plate + (123)-161, [1] + 1 plate + (49)-70 + 1 plate + (243)-258, [1] + [2] + (547)-566 + (565)-567, [1], + (37)-42 pages + 1 folding chart + (360)-365, [2 (blank)] + [8] + 65-67, [1] pages. Green cloth boards. Spine title: "New Hebrides Papers". Several papers on the New Hebrides all bound in one volume. The dimensions of the leaves vary between the different papers. "It is by the courtesy of various learned societies and editors that we are able to assemble reprints of the scientific results into the present volume." - from the preface. Various authors, most prominently J. R. Baker. Titles of individual papers: Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides; Living with the people of Malekula; The seasons in a tropical rain-forest (New Hebrides) Part I Meteorology. Part 2 Botany. Part 3 Fruit-Bats (Pteropidae). Part 4 Insectivorous bats (Vespertilionidae and Rhinolophidae). Part 5 Birds (Pachycephala). Part 6 Lizards (Emoia); Part 7 Summary and general conclusions; Measurement of ultra-violet light; A Florula of the island of Espiritu Santo, one of the New Hebrides; The sex-ration in the wild animal populations of the New Hebrides; The seasonal modification of the interstitial tissue of the testes in the fruit-bat (Pteropus); A new Ascarid from a bat; The comparative economy of closely related birds on an island and a continent; Dermaptera from the New Hebrides and Lord Howe I."; 4to

Title: New Hebrides Papers: Scientific Results of the Oxford University Expedition to the New Hebrides 1933-34

Author Name: [Oxford University Expedition]

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: London, Published for the Oxford University Exploration Club By the Oxford University Press: 1951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 5887