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1 Adler, K (editor) Herpetology, Current Research on the Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles

1992. 29cm. Pp.245. Photos. Cloth, fine copy.

 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
2 Andersson, L. G On Batrachians from Bolivia, Argentina and Peru, Collected by Nordenskiold 1901-1902 and Holmgren 1904-1905

1906. 22cm. Pp.17. 1 plate. New wrappers.

 
Price: 13.00 GBP
 
 
3 Angel, F Vie et Moeurs des Amphibiens

1947. 23cm. Pp.317. 292 illustrations by the author. Original wrappers, fine uncut, unused copy.

 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
4 Aramata, Hiroshi Atlas Anima. 3. Amphibia Reptilia
4582518230 / 9784582518238 Sold
 
Heibonsha Ltd. Publishers, 1990. 27cm. Pp.375. Hundreds of colour plates and figures, very many plain figures. Hardbound.

Hiroshi Aramata's Atlas Anima, Volume 3. Amphibia Reptilia, an immaculate copy in jacket and slipcase.

A pictorial history of herpetology. Plate captions in Japanese, Latin and English overwise the text is entirely in Japanese.

Sold

 
Price: 0.00 GBP
 
 
5 Blair, W. F (editor) Evolution in the Genus Bufo
0292720017 / 9780292720015 
1972. 29cm. Pp.viii, 459. 81 colour photographs, numerous text figures & maps. Hardbound.

Evolution in the Genus Bufo discusses the probable evolutionary history and present day distribution of the genus.

 
Price: 40.00 GBP
 
 
6 Bolanos, R Serpientes Venenos y Ofidismo en Centroamerica

1984. 21cm. Pp.136. Colour & BW photos, text illustrations and maps. Paperback

Serpientes Venenos y Ofidismo en Centroamerica, Spanish text, Latin nomenclature.

 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
7 Branch, W.R. (editor) South African Red Data Book - Reptiles and Amphibians

1988. 29cm. Pp.vi,241. 38 photos & text illustr., 95 maps. Paperback.

 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
8 Brygoo, E. R Les Gerrhosaurinae de Madagascar, Sauria (Cordylidae)

1985. 28cm. Pp.18 figures, 6 maps, 3 tables, keys. Softbound.

Les Gerrhosaurinae de Madagascar, The Plated Lizards of Madagascar.

Mémoires du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle. Nouvelle série, série A, Zoologie, T. 134.

A review of the two endemic genera based on the study of 350 specimens, French text.

 
Price: 35.00 GBP
 
 
The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere, Campbell, J.A. & W.W.Lamar
9 Campbell, J.A. & W.W.Lamar The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere
0801441412 / 9780801441417 New
 
2004. 2 volumes. 30cm. Pp.976. 136 pages of colour inserts, 62 tables, 113 maps, 120 line drawings, 162 halftones. Hardbound.

Since the publication of The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America in 1989, scientific discoveries and taxonomic changes have resulted in the addition of many taxa and species to the herpetological fauna of the Western Hemisphere.

This updated, heavily rewritten, and greatly expanded version of that book now includes accounts of all 192 species of venomous snakes and lizards found in the Western Hemisphere. This two-volume set is illustrated with stunning colour photographs, including portraits of venomous reptiles (many of which are unique in showing newly discovered species and views of male, female, and juvenile individuals); images of snakebites, an important tool for diagnosis and treatment; colour vegetation and topographic maps; black-and-white photographs; line figures; and completely revised distribution maps.

Volume I includes a list of tables, preface, introduction, and regional/country accounts with related bilingual identification keys and vegetation and topographic maps. Genus and species accounts in this volume treat the lizards, coralsnakes, seasnakes, and all the pitvipers except rattlesnakes; these accounts are accompanied by colour photographs of each species. Volume I also contains a complete index to both volumes.

Volume II includes descriptions of all known species of rattlesnakes. It also features four chapters by experts on mimicry, evolution, and snakebite treatment in tropical and temperate America. A glossary, literature-cited section, and index serve both volumes. Colour photographs portray rattlesnakes, mimics, and the damage done by snakebite.

The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere, Volumes I and II is an essential reference for all naturalists interested in herpetology—amateurs impressed by the beauty and complexity of venomous reptiles as well as professional herpetologists and their students conducting research in the classroom, at the zoo, and in the field.

 
Price: 135.00 GBP
 
 
10 Carruthers, V A Guide to the Identification of the Frogs of the Witwatersrand

Conservation Press, Jo'burg, 1976. 21cm. Pp.78. 13 colour & 57 BW photos. Map. Boards.

A Guide to the Identification of the Frogs of the Witwatersrand includes the hard-disk record 'Voices of the Frogs of the Witwatersrand' (13 species). Last few new copies.

 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
11 Chippaux, J.-P Les Serpents de la Guyane Francaise
2709908298 / 9782709908290 
1986. 27cm. Pp.165. 62 figures, 8 tables. Paperback.

Les Serpents de la Guyane Francaise is the standard systematic guide to the snakes of French Guyana with keys to species. French text.

 
Price: 28.99 GBP
 
 
12 Cochran, D. M Frogs of Southeastern Brasil

1955. 23cm. Pp.xvi,423. Frontispiece, 34 photo-plates, 27 text figures. Wrappers.

 
Price: 95.00 GBP
 
 
Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, Fifth edition, Cogger, H. G
13 Cogger, H. G Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, Fifth edition
073010088X / 9780730100881 New
 
1994. 27cm. Pp.788. Over 800 species illustrated in colour, keys, maps, glossary, bibliography. Hardbound.

Completely revised fifth edition with all the photographs in colour and placed adjacent to the relevant text, and with the keys accompanied by explanatory drawings for quick reference and easy identification.

960 species of frogs, crocodiles, tortoises, lizards and snakes.

Out of print, one (1) copy only.

 
Price: 105.00 GBP
 
 
Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, Seventh edition, Cogger, H. G
14 Cogger, H. G Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, Seventh edition
0643100350 / 9780643100350 New
 
2014. 26cm. Pp.1056. 1000 colour photos. Hardbound.

Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia is a complete guide to Australia’s rich and varied herpetofauna. For each of the 1194 species there is a description of its appearance, distribution and habits. Each species is accompanied by a distribution map and, in most cases, a colour photograph of the living animal.

The book includes 130 simple-to-use dichotomous keys that in most cases allow a specimen in hand to be identified. In addition, it has a comprehensive list of scientific references for those wishing to conduct more in-depth research, an extensive glossary, and basic guides to the collection, preservation and captive care of specimens.

This classic work, originally published in 1975, has been completely brought up to date.

 
Price: 105.00 GBP
 
 
Dans la peau des serpents de France, Collet, Françoise Serre
15 Collet, Françoise Serre Dans la peau des serpents de France
2759225038 / 9782759225033 New
 
2016. 28cm. Pp.144. 200 colour photos. Softbound.

Cet ouvrage fait découvrir au grand public la beauté des serpents de France et leurs mœurs étonnantes. Il permet de s’initier aux particularités biologiques et à la diversité morphologique des 4 vipères et 9 couleuvres vivant sur le territoire métropolitain. Il offre d’exceptionnels instantanés : processus de mue, séquences de prédation, de naissance et d’éclosion, scènes de combats prénuptiaux, simulation de mort... Les 200 photographies de cet ouvrage, prises sur le vif en respectant leurs conditions de vie dans la nature, plaident en faveur de ces bêtes splendides, patrimoine de notre biodiversité.

Exceptional photos. French text.

 
Price: 29.99 GBP
 
 
16 Cope, E. D The Batrachia of North America

(1885) 1963. 23cm. Pp.525. 86 plates, 119 text figures. Hardbound.

 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
17 Daniel, J. C The Book of Indian Reptiles

1983. 25cm. Pp.x,141. 41 coloured, 13 BW plates. Hardbound.

 
Price: 6.75 GBP
 
 
18 Deraniyagala, P.E.P The Crocodiles of Ceylon

Offprint Ceylon J.Sci., first edn., 1930. 25cm. Pp.7. 2 plates. Original wrappers, short tear to leading edge of front wrap, good copy, The Crocodiles of Ceylon, signed by author.

 
Price: 44.00 GBP
 
 
19 Deraniyagala, P.E.P The Testudinata of Ceylon

Offprint Ceylon J. Sci., first edn., 1930. 25cm. Pp.45. 7 plates. Original wrappers, last four pages and first two plates creased to upper right hand corner. Good copy, signed by author.

The Testudinata of Ceylon is a detailed account of the species contained in seven genera.

 
Price: 53.00 GBP
 
 
20 Deuve, J Serpents du Laos
2709900432 / 9782709900430 
1970. 27cm. Pp.251. 31 plates, 23 text illustrations, 2 maps. Wrappers.

Serpents du Laos is the systematic guide to the venomous and harmless snakes of Laos and adjacent areas of Burma, China, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. French text.

 
Price: 23.50 GBP
 
 
21 Dodd, C. Kenneth Synopsis of the Biological Data on the Loggerhead Sea Turtle Caretta caretta (Linnaeus 1758)

1988. 28cm. Pp.110. 9 figures, 31 tables, bibliography. Paperback.

Synopsis of the Biological Data on the Loggerhead Sea Turtle is the first report to collate and synthesise published data on the biology and management of Caretta caretta. More than 850 literature references were covered. Topics include taxonomy, morphology, life history, population biology, exploitation, protection, and management.

 
Price: 18.50 GBP
 
 
22 Fitch, H. S Variation in Clutch and Litter Size in New World Reptiles

1985. 25cm. Pp.76. Maps. Paperback.

 
Price: 6.50 GBP
 
 
23 Flores-Villela, O Herpetofauna Mexicana. Annotated List of the Species of Amphibians and Reptiles of Mexico, recent taxonomic changes and new species, edited by C.J. McCoy

1993. 28cm. Pp.iv,73. 3 tables, 1 figure, 1 map. Paperback.

 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
24 Gavetti, E. & F. Andreone Revised Catalogue of the Herpetological Collection in Turin Univ. I. Amphibia

1993. 24cm. Pp.186. 52 photos. Hardbound.

 
Price: 11.00 GBP
 
 
25 Golay, P Checklist and Keys to the Terrestrial Proteroglyphs of the World (Serpentes: Elapidae-Hydrophiidae)

1985. 21cm. Pp.ix,91. 4 text figures. Paperback.

 
Price: 17.25 GBP
 
 
26 Grandison, A.C.G. and others. Zoological Record. Amphibia, 1954, 1957-1961

Published 1956-1964. 6 volumes in 5. Pp.74; 100; 59; 130; 81. Wrappers.

 
Price: 25.00 GBP
 
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