All works on lizards, snakes, frogs, toads, newts, turtles, etc

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Die Reptil...
Werner, F. [J. M.]
Die Reptilien- und Batrachierfauna des Bismarck-Archipels.
Berlin, R. Friedländer & Sohn, 1900. 4to (27.4 x 19.1 cm). Title page, 132 pp., 46 text illustrations, two large, folded tables. Original printed front wrapper.
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Early work on the herpetology of the poorly explored Bismarck Archipelago
Die Reptil...
Werner, F. [J. M.]
Die Reptilien und Amphibien Oesterreich-Ungarns und der Occupationsländer.
Wien, A. Pichler's Witwe & Sohn, 1897. 8vo (22.7 x 15.5 cm). Title page, 162 pp., three lithographed plates. Contemporary blind black pebbled half cloth over black leather.
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A rare contribution to the herpetology of Eastern Europe and the Balkans
Wied [ -Neuwied], [M. A. P. Prinz zu]
[Original letter, signed]
Not published, 1851. Framed between double glass with mottled wooded frame, frame size 33.0 x 30.0 cm.
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Where is Baird? A letter to Hermann Schlegel
Beiträge z...
Wiegmann, A. F. A.
Beiträge zur Zoologie, gesammelt auf einer Reise um die Erde, von Dr. F. J. F. Meyen. Siebende Abhandlung. Amphibien.
Breslau and Bonn, Academia Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae, 1835. Large 4to (29.5 x 22.5 cm). Title page, pp. [185]-268, 268a-d. Ten finely engraved plates of which five are delicately hand-coloured. Contemporary marbled boards. Cloth spine with gilt title. Marbled endpapers.
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Extremely rare - with the plates coloured - treatise on amphibians and reptiles
Wilhelm, G. T.
Unterhaltungen aus der Naturgeschichte. Die Amphibien.
Wien, the "Herausgeber", 1818. 8vo (18.1 x 11.1 cm). Frontispiece, [xvi], 328 pp., 40 hand-coloured plates with 70 images. Contemporary tree-calf resembling paper covered boards. Spine with gilt lines, vignette, and red morocco label with gilt title. Edges dyed yellow.
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The only volume dealing with amphibians and reptiles
Research i...
Willis, B. (ed.)
Research in China. In three volumes and atlas. 1(1). Descriptive topography and geology; 1(2). Petrography and zoology; 2. Systematic geology; 3. The Cambrian faunas of China. A report on Ordovician fossils collected in eastern Asia in 1903-04. A report on Upper Paleozoic fossils collected in China 1903-04; [4.] Geographical and geological maps. [Complete].
Washington, DC, The Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1907-1913. In five parts (four text and plate volumes, one atlas). 4to (29.8 x 24.0 cm). Text with 101 plates, including six chromolithographs of birds, and geological maps; folio atlas (52.7 x 45.0 cm) with 42 mostly coloured geological and topographical maps (some with explanatory text or figures). Original printed wrappers.
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A very good, complete set including the rare atlas
Des tortue...
Winkler, T. C.
Des tortues fossiles conservées dans le Musée Teyler et dans quelques autres musées. [AND] Deux nouvelles tortues fossiles.
Ha[a]rlem, Loosjes, 1869. 4to (28.3 x 19.1 cm). 151 pp., 33 folded (several double-folded) tinted lithographed plates. Near contemporary pebbled half cloth over marbled boards. Gilt title on spine [AND] La Haye [Den Haag], Martinus Nijhoff, 1869. 8vo (23.9 x 15.2 cm). 17 pp. Original printed wrappers.
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De Beaufort's copy
Des tortue...
Winkler, T. C.
Des tortues fossiles conservées dans le Musée Teyler et dans quelques autres musées.
Haarlem, Les Héritiers Loosjes, 1869. Very large 8vo (28.3 x 19.0 cm). 151 pp., 33 tinted lithographed plates, of which 14 double-sized. Original printed wrappers.
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A very good copy of this rare work on fossil turtles
Die Reptil...
Wolterstorff, W. [G.]
Die Reptilien und Amphibien der nordwestdeutschen Berglande. Unter Mitwirkung von E. Cruse, W. Henneberg, Klöber, H. Kloos, P. Krefft, J. Sömmerling, Fr. Westhoff u. A.
Magdeburg, Walther Niemann, 1893. 8vo (20.1 x 13.3 cm). [iv], 242 pp., 17 text engravings. Contemporary grained half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title. Marbled edges.
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A very rare work on the herpetology of north-western Germany