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Serpentes da Serra do Mendanha, Rio de Janeiro, Rocha, Carlos Frederico D. & Jorge Antônio L. Pontes
53 Rocha, Carlos Frederico D. & Jorge Antônio L. Pontes Serpentes da Serra do Mendanha, Rio de Janeiro
8561368012 / 9788561368012 New
 
2008. Landscape format, 23 x 16cm. Pp.[xii], 147. 100 colour photos, map per species, tables, bibliography, glossary, index. Paperback.

Serpentes da Serra do Mendanha : Snakes of Serra do Mendanha, their ecology and conservation. A very well illustrated photographic handbook and guide, Portuguese text, Latin nomenclature

 
Price: 28.50 GBP
 
 
54 Savage, Jay M. & Jaime Villa An Introduction to the Herpetofauna of Costa Rica
0916984168 / 9780916984168 
SSAR., 1986. 29cm. Pp.206. Colour frontis., figures, keys. Hardbound.

An Introduction to the Herpetofauna of Costa Rica, bilingual edition, text in English and Spanish.

 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
55 Schleich, H. H Herpetofauna Caboverdiana

1987. 22cm. Pp.75. 40 photos, 18 text figures, 15 maps. Paperback.

Herpetofauna Caboverdiana describes and partly revises the herpetofauna of the Cape Verde Islands and discusses the necessity of general protection of the species and habitats. German text, Latin nomenclature.

 
Price: 26.75 GBP
 
 
56 Schmidt, K. P The American Alligator

1922. 21cm. Pp.14. 2 photo-plates, 2 text figures and a map. Wrappers.

 
Price: 4.00 GBP
 
 
Herpetology of Nepal. Study of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Trans-Himalayan Region of Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bhutan, Shrestha, T.K
57 Shrestha, T.K Herpetology of Nepal. Study of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Trans-Himalayan Region of Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bhutan
0952439042 / 9780952439042 Out of print
 
2001. 22cm. Pp.[viii],280. 32 colour & 100 BW photos, numerous text figures & maps. Paperback.

Out of print.

 
Price: 0.00 GBP
 
 
58 Smith, M The Sea Snakes (Hydrophiidae)

1935. 32cm. Pp.6 with one figure and one chart in the text. Wrappers.

The Sea Snakes (Hydrophiidae), fine original copy.

 
Price: 35.00 GBP
 
 
59 Smith, M. A THE FAUNA OF BRITISH INDIA, Including Ceylon and Burma. Reptilia and Batrachia. Vol.III. Serpentes

(Taylor & Francis, 1943), second reprint [Zoological] Survey of India Press, Dehra Dun, 1961. 24cm. Pp.xii,583. 166 figures, folding map in rear pocket. Red cloth, gilt, affixed clear cellophane cover, a good used copy.

First published in London, December 1943, and to the unwary the first two reprints (1957 and 1961) can be difficult to distinguish from the original. Both offer an Introductory Note (pp.i) clearly dated Calcutta 1957, the second reprint has the small and often faint ink stamp of the Survey Press immediately below the date on the title page, and is dated 1961. Both of these reprints in terms of paper and printing quality, image definition and binding are quite true to the original, only the tipped in folding map is revised.

 
Price: 102.50 GBP
 
 
60 Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles Herpetological Review

Herpetological Review, Volumes 1-31, 1967 - 2000.

SSAR Herpetological Review, 31 volumes, 1967 - 2000, lacking only issue no.7 (July 1969) but including the Cumulative Index 1967-1976.

 
Price: 699.00 GBP
 
 
Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of California, Stebbins, Robert C. & Samuel M. McGinnis
61 Stebbins, Robert C. & Samuel M. McGinnis Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of California
0520244664 / 9780520244665 New
 
2012. 24cm. Pp.552. Colour figures, keys, maps. Hardbound.

Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of California is the only complete resource that identifies and describes all the amphibians and reptiles—salamanders, frogs and toads, lizards, snakes, and tortoises and turtles—that live in California.

The species are described in richly detailed accounts that include range maps, lifelike colour paintings by Robert C. Stebbins, clear drawings of various life stages including eggs, notes on natural history, and conservation status.

Easy-to-use keys for every order help identify species, and informative chapters cover more general topics including evolution, habitat loss, and photography.

 
Price: 48.95 GBP
 
 
62 Stejneger, Leonard List of Snakes Collected in Bulngan, Northeast Borneo by Carl Lumholtz, 1914

1922. 24cm. Pp.8. Wrappers, used ex-library.

 
Price: 15.00 GBP
 
 
63 Steward, J. W The Snakes of Europe

D.& C., first edn., 1971. 22cm. Pp.238. Colour frontispiece, 27 photo-plates, 90 text illustrations, 36 maps. Hardbound.

Snakes of Europe, fine copy, signed and inscribed by author.

 
Price: 50.00 GBP
 
 
64 Steward, J. W The Snakes of Europe

D.& C., first edn., 1971. 22cm. Pp.238. Colour frontispiece, 27 photo-plates, 90 text illustrations, 36 maps. Hardbound, jacket.

Snakes of Europe, fine secondhand copy.

 
Price: 20.00 GBP
 
 
65 Storr, G.M., L.A. Smith & R.E. Johnstone Snakes of Western Australia
0730903990 / 9780730903994 
1986. 24cm. Pp.ix,187. 101 colour photographs, numerous text figures & maps. Paperback.

 
Price: 14.00 GBP
 
 
66 Swingland, Ian R & Michael W Klemmens (editors) The Conservation Biology of Tortoises
2880329868 / 9782880329860 
1989. 28cm. Pp.iv, 202. BW photos, 34 figures & maps, bibliography. Paperback.

The Conservation Biology of Tortoises is the result of a five-year project to obtain as much information as possible on the current status of the Testudinidae in the wild and presents the latest information on each species, including the Latin name, common names, description, taxonomy, geographic variation, status and distribution, habitat and ecology (particularly behaviour, reproduction, and feeding), threats to survival, conservation reserves and recommendations, and current research. Includes the most complete bibliography on the Testudinidae ever published to date. Well illustrated.

 
Price: 25.00 GBP
 
 
67 Tikader, B.K. & R.C. Sharma Handbook Indian Lizards

1992. 24cm. Pp.xv,250. 33 colour & 9 BW plates, 37 text figures, 48 maps. Hardbound.

 
Price: 12.00 GBP
 
 
Guide des serpents d’Afrique occidentale, Savane et désert, Trape, J.-F. & Y. Mane
68 Trape, J.-F. & Y. Mane Guide des serpents d’Afrique occidentale, Savane et désert
2709916002 / 9782709916004 New
 
2006. 25cm. Pp.245. 152 photos & figures, 202 maps, keys to species. Paperback.

Guide des serpents d’Afrique occidentale, Savane et désert is a colourful guide which makes it possible to identify the 81 currently known species of snakes in the Western Sahel and Saharan Africa (Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger). Fifteen years in the making, this book, which presents colour photographs of species published for the first time, brings new scientific information on the composition and the distribution of the snake fauna of western Africa. Includes three new species and one new subspecies of the egg-eating snake genus Dasypeltis. French text.

 
Price: 28.50 GBP
 
 
Sea Snakes and their Venoms, Tu, Anthony T
69 Tu, Anthony T Sea Snakes and their Venoms
1880293110 / 9781880293119 New
 
2011. 27cm. Pp.ix, 190. Numerous colour & BW photos, figures (scale patterns, immunoelectrophoretic patterns of venoms), distribution maps & tables, index, the chapters are separately referenced. Softbound.

Sea Snakes and their Venoms is a comprehensive summary of Dr. Anthony T. Tu's life's work on the basic biology, use and distribution of sea snakes and the chemical composition and toxicology of their venoms.

Contains many colour photographs of sea snakes in their natural habitat, and a colour section on the manufacture of antivenom for snake venoms.

Part I covers the sea snakes, their biology, distributions, reproduction, respiration, and aspects of their salt gland, their dietary specialization, colours, pattern & commercial use, and includes a detailed chapter on selected species, part II deals with their venoms ; toxicology, pharmacology and pathology, medical aspects of sea snake poisoning, venom composition and structural aspects of sea snake neurotoxins.

 
Price: 59.99 GBP
 
 
Zmei Kavkaza : taksonomicheskoe raznoobrazie, rasprostranenie, okhrana / Змеи Кавказа: таксономическое разнообразие, распространение, охрана. Snakes of the Caucasus : Taxonomic Diversity, Distribution, Conservation, Tuniev, B. S
70 Tuniev, B. S Zmei Kavkaza : taksonomicheskoe raznoobrazie, rasprostranenie, okhrana / Змеи Кавказа: таксономическое разнообразие, распространение, охрана. Snakes of the Caucasus : Taxonomic Diversity, Distribution, Conservation
5873175942 / 9785873175949 New
 
2009. 29cm. Pp.217. 80 colour photos. Hardbound.

Snakes of the Caucasus : Taxonomic Diversity, Distribution, Conservation. Text in Russian, Latin nomenclature.

Summarizes the results of the authors' research studies and collections of snakes of the Caucasus, between 1970 and 2007, dealing with 43 species of snakes, their distributions, taxonomy and conservation status. The geographical area encompasses Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, the north Caucasus portion of the Russian Federation, north-eastern Turkey and northwestern Iran. Large format, richly illustrated. Superb colour photos. Text in Russian. Extensive bibliography (24 pages) including 13 pages of references to the Russian literature, table of contents in both Russian and English, systematic index.

 
Price: 56.00 GBP
 
 
71 Uzzell,T. M Teiid Lizards of the Genus Neusticurus (Reptilia, Sauria)

1966. 27cm. Pp.50. Figs. Paperback.

 
Price: 6.00 GBP
 
 
72 Uzzell,T. M Teiid Lizards of the Genus Proctoporus from Bolivia and Peru

1970. 23cm. Pp.39. Figures. Paperback.

 
Price: 4.50 GBP
 
 
Venomous Snakes - Envenoming, Therapy, Valenta, Jiri
73 Valenta, Jiri Venomous Snakes - Envenoming, Therapy
1612092179 / 9781612092171 New
 
2011, second revised edition (first edition in Czech, Galen Publishing, Prague 2008). 28cm. Pp.xv, 358. 100 colour photos, a few text figures & maps, updated alphabetical list of types and sub-types of all venomous snakes, including their home ranges, glossary, list of abbreviations, bibliographic references and index. Binding : ebook.

Venomous Snakes - Envenoming, Therapy is a comprehensive monograph on the problems of intoxication incurred by snake venom.

This publication is primarily intended for those at all levels of health care, for members of rescue teams, surgeries and emergency hospitals, as well as specialized workplaces and intensive care units. Providing didactic instructions for first aid and treatment procedures, information is also presented on venomous snakes, their morphology and behaviour, snakebite prevention, the composition of snake venom, symptoms of envenoming, plus first aid in the event of snakebite for non-professionals, travellers, terrain biologists, and breeders.

Contents : Preface; Zoological basis; Epidemiology of snakebites; Snake venoms; Snake antivenoms; Snakebite: Therapy & prevention; Envenoming & snakebite treatment in specific snake groups; List of venomous snakes; Glossary; Index.

ebook, 8.48MB ; system requirements Acrobat 7 or above, Windows XP or above.

 
Price: 81.50 GBP
 
 
74 Van Denburgh, J. & J.R. Slevin The Garter-Snakes of Western North America

1918. 25cm. Plates & folding map. Original wrappers, fine copy.

 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
75 Vives-Balmana, M.V Els Amfibis I Els Reptils de Catalunya

1984. 19cm. Pp.229. 120 photos, text illustrations and maps. Wrappers.

 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
 
76 Wade, E. O. Z New Reconstructive Methods in Scientific Illustration with Reference to Systematic Herpetology

Thesis by published work submitted for the degree of D.Phil, Middlesex University, 2008. 30cm. Pp.116. 3 colour photo-plates, 40 figures & maps (some colour), 8 tables, bibliography, gazeteer. Hardbound.

Particular reference to the snakes of north Africa, especially Algeria and across the Sahara into tropical Africa. Nicely printed and laminated bound copy.

 
Price: 26.00 GBP
 
 
77 Wager, V. A The Frogs of South Africa

1965. 25cm. Pp.[vi],242. 80 colour & 100 BW photos, tadpole diagram for each of 101 species. Hardbound.

 
Price: 9.00 GBP
 
 
78 Wall, Frank Ophidia Taprobanica or the Snakes of Ceylon
8170131081 / 9788170131083 
(Government Printer, Colombo, 1921), Navrang reprint 1993. 23cm. Pp.xii, errata slip, 581. Portrait (G. Wall, 1820-1894), 98 text illustrations, folding map. Hardbound, maroon cloth, green dustjacket, good copy.

The first comprehensive account of the snakes of Sri Lanka, a good quality reprint, well printed and bound.

 
Price: 32.00 GBP
 
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