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Variation within the Leptodactylus podicipinus-wagneri Complex of Frogs (Amphibia; Leptodactylidae)

By: Heyer, W. R

Price: £5.00

Inventory number: 000446


28cm. Pp.iv,124. 46 photos. Softbound. View more info

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Venomous Encounters. Snakes, Vivisection and Scientific Medicine in Colonial Australia

By: Hobbins, Peter

Price: £70.00

Inventory number: 979740

ISBN: 1526101440

Condition: New<br>


2017. 26cm. Pp.216. 30 plates, photos and figures. Hardbound.How do we know which snakes are dangerous? This seemingly simple question caused constant concern for the white settlers who colonised Australia after 1788. Facing a multitude of serpents in the bush, their fields and their homes, colonists wanted to know which were the harmful species and what to do when bitten. But who could provide this expertise? Liberally illustrated with period images, 'Venomous E... View more info

Ghanese Lizards of the Genus Mabuya (Scincidae, Sauria, Reptilia)

By: Hoogmoed, M. S

Price: £6.00

Inventory number: 000614


1974. 22cm. Pp.62. 6 plates of photos. 19 figures. Paperback. View more info

In Crocodile Land, Wandering in Northern Australia

By: Idriess, I. L

Price: £7.00

Inventory number: 000717


(1946) 1952. 22cm. Pp.ix,241. 22 photos. Cloth.In Crocodile Land, good secondhand copy with jacket. View more info

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The Fish & Fisheries of the Gold Coast

By: Irvine, F. R

Price: £20.00

Inventory number: 979735

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


Crown Agents, 1947. 26cm. Pp.xv, [i], 352. 217 text figures. Original cloth, dustjacket, head of spine with 1cm split, jacket torn with loss. Trewavas / Banister copy with both signatures, newspaper obituary of Frederick Irvine pasted to fep.Includes Fishes of the Gold Coast - Marine Fishes (Norman & Irvine) pp.81-220, and Fresh-water Fishes (Trewavas & Irvine) pp.221-282, both with keys to genera, and an illustrated chapter on the crustaceans, sea turtles and ma... View more info

Snakes of Taiwan

By: Kunz, R. E

Price: £55.00

Inventory number: 000765


1963. 27cm. Pp.[iii],80. Frontispiece, colour & BW photos. Cloth. View more info

Contribution to the Knowledge of the Genus Pelusios

By: Laurent, R. F

Price: £17.00

Inventory number: 000506


1965. 26cm. Pp.vii,33. 3 photo-plates, 19 text figures. Wrappers. View more info

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Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles

By: Mackessy, Shaun P (editor)

Price: £87.00

Inventory number: 979393

ISBN: 0849391652

Condition: New<br>


2009. 28cm. Pp.528. Hardbound.Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles provides an overview of current taxonomy, explains the similarities and differences in the venom delivery apparatus in different groups of reptiles, reviews state-of-the-art knowledge about specific venom components and their action, and summarizes effects of envenomation and treatment in humans on different continents.Presents a view of reptile toxinology from the whole animal to the... View more info

Turtles of Taiwan. A Natural History of the Turtles

By: Mao, Shou H

Price: £32.00

Inventory number: 000519


1971. 21cm. Pp.x,128. 14 colour & 22 BW photos, 28 text figures. Hardback. View more info

Husbandry '88. Proceedings of the First H.A.A. Reptile Husbandry Symposium

By: Marais, J. & M. Bates (editors)

Price: £18.00

Inventory number: 001409


H.A.A., 1990. 30cm. Pp.61. Photos & figures. Paperback.Husbandry '88. Proceedings of the First H.A.A. Reptile Husbandry Symposium presents 19 papers View more info

The Blue and Green Whiptail Lizards (Squamata: Teiidae: Cnemidophorous) of the Peninsula de Paraguana, Venezuela: Systematics, Ecology, Descriptions of Two New Taxa, and Relationships to Whiptails of the Guianas

By: Markezich, A.L., C.J. Cole & H.C. Dessauer

Price: £6.95

Inventory number: 003938


1997. 26cm. Pp.60. 27 photos, figures & maps (some colour), 9 tables. Paperback.Two colour morphs of whiptail lizards (Cnemidophorus), one brilliant blue and one bright green, occur in distinctly different habitats on the Paraguana Peninsula, Venezuela.Multidisciplinary analyses (karyotypes, protein electrophoresis, colour pattern, scalation, using univariate and multivariate statistical techniques) revealed that the blue and the green lizards represent t... View more info

The Alligator's Life History

By: McIlhenny, E. A

Price: £14.00

Inventory number: 000722


SSAR reprint edn., 1987. 23cm. Pp.(xviii),117. 18 photos. Hardbound.The Alligator's Life History, SSAR facsimile reprints in herpetology. View more info

9th International Herpetological Symposium on Captive Propagation and Husbandry

By: McKeown, S., F. Caporaso & K.H. Peterson (editors)

Price: £26.00

Inventory number: 979482


1986. 28cm. Pp.[iv], vi, 265. Colour & BW photos, figures. Softbound.9th International Herpetological Symposium on Captive Propagation and Husbandry presents 22 papers on the care and breeding of a wide range of species. View more info

Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California

By: McPeak, R. H

Price: £7.99

Inventory number: 000038

ISBN: 0930118286


23cm. Pp.iv,99. 365 colour photos. Paperback.First full colour field guide to the snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs and salamanders of the Baja California Peninsula. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California features 150 species in colour. View more info

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Living Snakes of the World in Color

By: Mehrtens, John M

Price: £15.00

Inventory number: 979812

ISBN: 080696460X

Condition: Clean secondhand<br>


Sterling Blandford, first and only edition, 1987. 26cm. Pp.440. 540 colour photos. Hardbound, jacket.Landmark reference which describes and illustrates 413 species and 454 subspecies several photographed for the first time. Originally published at GBP£ 35.00 30 years ago. Good value, clean secondhand copy. View more info

Herpetofauna Tobagana

By: Mertens, R

Price: £14.50

Inventory number: 001274


1972. 24cm. Pp.22. Keys. Offprint. Fine copy. View more info

Marine Turtles in the Republic of the Seychelles. Status and Management

By: Mortimer, Jeanne A

Price: £18.50

Inventory number: 979467

ISBN: 2880329019


1984. 30cm. Pp.80. 4 plates of photos, numerous figures, maps and tables. Paperback.Marine Turtles in the Republic of the Seychelles presents the results of a three year study on the present and past stocks of the green and hawksbill turtles. View more info

Die Strumpfbandnattern. Biologie, Verbreitung, Haltung

By: Mutschmann, F

Price: £8.00

Inventory number: 000364

ISBN: 3894324279


1995. 21cm. Pp.172. 16 colour photos, 101 photos & text figs., 28 maps. Paperback.Die Strumpfbandnattern, Thamnophis, text in German. View more info

The Morphology and Relationships of a Crocodilian, Orthosuchuc stormbergi, from the Upper Triassic of Lesotho

By: Nash, D. S

Price: £23.00

Inventory number: 000913


1975. 24cm. Pp.102. Figures. Paperback. View more info

Verbreitung, Okologie und Schutz der Gelbbauchunke [Bombina variegata], Vol.1. Beitrage der internationalen Vortragstagung, Jena, November 1995. Vol.2. Bibliographie

By: Nollert, A. (editor)

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 000603


1996. 2 vols. 21cm. Pp.325 (total). Numerous colour photos and illustrations. Paperback. View more info

South African Frogs

By: Passmore, N.I. & V.C. Carruthers

Price: £45.00

Inventory number: 000447


1979. 28cm. Pp.xviii,270. Colour & BW photos & maps, record of frog calls. Cloth, nice fine copy in slightly scuffed dustjacket, signed by both authors.Last one. View more info

Aufgaben und Probleme bei der Erforschung der Lebensausserungen der Niederen Amnioten (Reptilien)

By: Petzold, H-G

Price: £26.00

Inventory number: 000743


1984. 24cm. Pp.310. Bibliography. Paperback.Aufgaben und Probleme bei der Erforschung der Lebensausserungen der Niederen Amnioten, the original German edition, one (1) copy only View more info

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Serpentes da Serra do Mendanha, Rio de Janeiro

By: Rocha, Carlos Frederico D. & Jorge Antônio L. Pontes

Price: £28.50

Inventory number: 979391

ISBN: 8561368012

Condition: New<br>


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 View more info

An Introduction to the Herpetofauna of Costa Rica

By: Savage, Jay M. & Jaime Villa

Price: £12.00

Inventory number: 979508

ISBN: 0916984168


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. View more info

Herpetofauna Caboverdiana

By: Schleich, H. H

Price: £26.75

Inventory number: 003837


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. View more info

The American Alligator

By: Schmidt, K. P

Price: £4.00

Inventory number: 000714


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

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Herpetology of Nepal. Study of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Trans-Himalayan Region of Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bhutan

By: Shrestha, T.K

Price: £0.00

Inventory number: 003396

ISBN: 0952439042

Condition: Out of print<br>


2001. 22cm. Pp.[viii],280. 32 colour & 100 BW photos, numerous text figures & maps. Paperback.Out of print. View more info

The Sea Snakes (Hydrophiidae)

By: Smith, M

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 000752


1935. 32cm. Pp.6 with one figure and one chart in the text. Wrappers.The Sea Snakes (Hydrophiidae), fine original copy. View more info

THE FAUNA OF BRITISH INDIA, Including Ceylon and Burma. Reptilia and Batrachia. Vol.III. Serpentes

By: Smith, M. A

Price: £102.50

Inventory number: 979714


(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 sma... View more info

Herpetological Review

By: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles

Price: £699.00

Inventory number: 000557


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. View more info