Every turtle enthusiast will want a copy. (Canadian Field Naturalist)
Of utmost importance to the herpetological community and others interested in turtle biology. (Explorer)
The first comprehensive coverage of the world's 257 turtle species, a group of reptiles with a 200-million-year history. . . . Turtles of the World represents an impressive piece of scholarship. It will prove to be an invaluable source of information for many years. (Nature) --This text refers to the Paperback edition.