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Annals of the Carnegie Museum. Volumes I-XIII.

Pittsburgh, PA, The Carnegie Museum, 1901-1922. 13 volumes in 13. Large 8vo (23.8 x 16.0 cm). Numerous pages, plates, and text illustrations. Uniform green cloth with gilt title on the spines.

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A rare set with various herpetological contributions

Naturhistorischer Atlas. Zu Kaisers sowie zu jeder anderen Naturgeschichte. Enthaltend: zahlreiche Abbildungen zum Gebrauche für den anschaulichen naturgeschichtlichen...

Langensalza, Hermann Beyer, [N.D. but ca. 1875]. Oblong folio (42.0 x 34.0 cm). Printed front wrapper, and twelve chromolithographed plates. Contemporary blind, green, pebbled quarter cloth over marbled boards. Later paper label with gilt title mounted on the...

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A surprisingly rare and colourful natural history atlas

Bulletin de la Société zoologique de France. Volumes 1-31 [AND] Indexes.

Paris, Société Zoologique de France, 1876-1906. 31 volumes in 31. 8vo (23.7 x 15.6 cm). Over 10,000 pp., 158 plates and 25 portraits. Uniform dark green half calf over marbled boards. Spines with four raised, gilt-tooled bands, gilt ornamental lines and...

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A finely bound, uniform set - from the start - of France's most important zoological magazine

The Snake. Volumes 1-11.

Nittagun, The Japanese Snake Institute, 1969-1979. 11 volumes in 20 issues. Large 8vo (26.0 x 18.4 cm). Numerous pages and illustrations. Full colour pictorial wrappers.

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A nice set of THE snake periodical

Amaral, A. Do

Estudios sobre ophidios Neotropicos XVII-XXII.

São Paulo, Instituto Butantan, 1929. 4to (26.4 x 18.3 cm). 337 pp., with several plates and text figures. Original printed wrappers.

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A collection of rare papers on Brazilian snakes

Andrews, C. W.

A descriptive catalogue of the marine reptiles of the Oxford Clay. Based on the Leeds collection in the British Museum (Natural History), London. I (ichthyosaurs and...

London, The Trustees of the British Museum, 1910, 1913. Two volumes in two. Large 4to (32.0 x 25.0 cm). Two frontispieces (tissue guarded), 458 [xxiii, 205; xxiv, 206] pp., 167 [94, 73] text engravings, 23 [10, 13] lithographed plates. Uniform original...

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Jurassic Coast reptiles: a complete bestiary

[Anonymous]

Xenopus rothschildi [lithographed plate of an undescribed frog]

London, no publisher, ca. 1910. Single sheet (31.9 x 25.3 cm). With eight lithographed images of Xenopus species.

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An unknown plate containing a possibly valid name and illustration of an undescribed frog

Bannikov, A. G. et al. (eds.)

Opredelitel zemnovodnykh i presmykayushchikhsya Fauny SSSR [Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of the USSR Fauna].

Moskva, Prosveshchenie, 1977. 8vo (21.2 x 14.1 cm). 414 pp., 32 full colour plates, 135 distribution maps, 108 (groups of) text figures. Publisher's printed cloth.

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Barbour, T. and A. F. Carr

Antillean terrapins.

Cambridge, MA, The Museum of Comparative Zoölogy, 1940. 4to (30.0 x 25.1 cm). Title page, 35 pp., nine plates (eight in full colour) of tortoises, four text figures, errata slip. Later blind wrappers.

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A surprisingly rare work on tortoises

Bedriaga, J. [V.] Von

Die Amphibien und Reptilien Griechenlands. [In three parts, complete].

Moscou [Moscow], Alexandre Lang, 1881-1882. 8vo (22.7 x 15.2 cm). 197 [69, 67, 61] pp., two text figures. Original printed wrappers.

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"Bedriaga`s first major work... the first monograph on the herpetology of Greece."

Bell, T.

A history of British reptiles.

London, John van Voorst, 1839. 8vo (21.8 x 13.9 cm). xxiv, 142 pp.; numerous woodcuts. Contemporary polished calf. Spine rich gilt with five raised bands, floral vignettes and red morocco label with gilt title. Boards with triple-gilt borders and corner...

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A very fine bound copy

Belon, P.

Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asie, Iudée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges, redigées en trois liures....

Paris, H. de Marnef & G. Cavellat, 1588. 4to (22.1 x 15.4 cm). [xiv], 468, 1l. 18th century full tree calf. Spine with five raised bands, compartments rich gilt with floral patterns. Red morocco label with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. All edges red.

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Most richly illustrated edition of this influential work on the history, geography, and natural history of the Near and Middle East