In the course of his work studying the reptiles and amphibians of Madagascar, Associate Curator Chris Raxworthy often refers to a classic 19th-century herpetological text: Erpétologie générale, by André-Marie-Constant Duméril, of the Paris Museum of Natural History. 
It’s a work that Raxworthy says is quite important, so he jumped at the chance to highlight it as part of the recently released book Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library. 
Read on here. 

In the course of his work studying the reptiles and amphibians of Madagascar, Associate Curator Chris Raxworthy often refers to a classic 19th-century herpetological text: Erpétologie générale, by André-Marie-Constant Duméril, of the Paris Museum of Natural History. 

It’s a work that Raxworthy says is quite important, so he jumped at the chance to highlight it as part of the recently released book Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library

Read on here

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