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Reptiles and Amphibians of the World (Hippo Book 4)

By: Burton, Maurice

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Longacre Press ltd: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013988

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small horizontal 12mo, (measures 126mm x 99mm), very clean and sound internally, pictorial boards showing only very slight signs of wear. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ANIMAL WORLD - a rare complete set of 21 parts

By: De Beer, Sir Gavin; Burton, Robert & Maurice; Bourliere, Francois (et al) (editors)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: J & H International Corporation: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010068

Condition: Good


Very well illustrated, slim quarto, 21 volumes, pp 2032, pictorial laminated boards, a few spine heads pulled, but otherwise only very slightly worn.Complete sets seem to be very scarce. [A detailed work, and quite scientific in-depth accounts. This is far more than a "popular" work. A glance at a few consecutive pages at random show : prawns, precious coral, predation, preen gland, powder post beetles, pratincoles, potto, potoo, priapulus, primates, prions, problem solving, proboscis monkey, proconsul, pronghorn antelopes, proteidae etc.]. Very heavy, weighing 13.5 kilos before pa... View more info