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Les Metamorphoses

By: Abeloos, Marcel

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Paris, Collection Armand Colin: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011483

Condition: Good


Illustrated with line drawings with in the text, small 12mo, pp 208, very age-toned, a small piece torn from one page margin, otherwise sound, a neat owner's signature on the front endpaper, and his tiny stamp on the half-title and title page, neatly bound in red cloth with the original paper covers bound in. View more info

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A Field Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Britain and Europe

By: Arnold, E.N.; Burton, J.A. & Ovenden, D.W.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1992

Seller ID: 013381

ISBN: 0002193183

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small octavo, pp 272, pictorial boards, spine slightly dull oterwise a very good copy. View more info

Turtles of the North-Eastern United States

By: Babcock, Harold L.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1971

Seller ID: 005230

ISBN: 0486205029


(1919, reprinted by Dover 1971). Illustrated, small 8vo, pp (2), 105, paperback, slightly worn. View more info

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Amphibians of Europe : A Colour Field Guide

By: Ballasina, D.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1984

Seller ID: 005014

ISBN: 0715386034

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, small tall 8vo, pp 132, (symbols slip loosely inserted), pictorial boards slightly worn, lower cover slightly creased, otherwise a very good sound copy. View more info

Fresh-Water Aquaria - their construction, arrangement and management ; with descriptions of the most suitable water-plants and live stock, and how to keep them.

By: Bateman, Gregory C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Bazaar, Exchange and Mart ltd:

Seller ID: 005234


Fourth edition, not dated. Illustrated, small 8vo, pp viii, 352, neat contemporary inscription on the front endpaper, cloth very slightly worn, but a bright copy. (Not dated, c.1920 ?) View more info

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Natural History in Zoological Gardens, being some account ov vertebrated animals, with special reference to those usually to be seen in the Zoological Society's Gardens in London and similar institutions

By: Beddard, Frank E.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company: 1909

Seller ID: 009994

Condition: Good


Second ("cheaper") reissue. With photographic plates and line drawings within the text by Gambier Bolton and Winifred Austin, pp x, 310, uncut, slight adhesion markes on title pages with very tiny loss of the printed surface, contemporary inscription on front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, red decorated cloth, slightly worn and marked, spine very slightly faded. View more info

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The Tailless Batrachians of Europe

By: Boulenger, G.A.

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, The Ray Society:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008916

Condition: Very Good


1896-7. Two volumes, with 24 plates (of which 16 are coloured), plus folding maps and text illustrations, pp iii, 210; (211-376), 31; neat and tiny owner's signature and stamp on front endpaper of each volume, original dark blue decorated cloth. [The first volume is becoming weak internally, otherwise this is an exceptionally clean copy in a very bright binding. Very scarce.] View more info

The Amphibians of British Columbia

By: Carl, Clifford

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1943

Seller ID: 005235


Illustrated, pp 62, paperback, slightly worn and marked. View more info

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King Cobra - Natural History and Captive Management

By: Charlton, Tom

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013802

ISBN: 9838121835

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, small octovap, pp 151, pictorial boards, a very good new copy in dustwrapper. [The king cobra, the longest venomous snake in the world, is widely distributed across much of tropical and subtropical Asia. Its generic name Ophiophagus (‘snake-eater’) is indicative of its cannibalistic tendencies; its diet is comprised almost exclusively of snakes, including its own kind. The enormous lengths that the king cobra can reach, combined with an intimid... View more info

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The Freshwater Life of the British Isles

By: Clegg, John

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co Ltd: 1959

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 013643

Condition: Good


Second edition. Small octavo, pp 352, slightly age-toned, green cloth. An ex-library copy, with label on front endpaper, stamps on both sides of the title page, and a shelf number on the spine. Nevertheless, this is still a very good clean copy. [Wayside and Woodland series]. View more info

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Encyclopedia of Monsters

By: Cohen, Daniel

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Waltham Abbey, Fraser Stewart: 1991

Seller ID: 006279

ISBN: 0948397942


Illustrated, pp xiv, 287, top of sppine slightly bumped otherwise a good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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The Age of the Reptiles

By: Colbert, Edwin H.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1965

Seller ID: 006405


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xiv, 228, a stain to the corner of the last sixty pages or so, in torn and price-clipped dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Our Reptiles and Batrachians - a plain and easy account of the lizards, snakes, newts, toads, frogs and tortoises indigenous to Great Britain

Our Reptiles and Batrachians - a plain and easy account of the lizards, snakes, newts, toads, frogs and tortoises indigenous to Great Britain

By: Cooke, M.C.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, W.H.Allen & Co: 1893

Seller ID: 005238

Condition: Very Good


New and revised edition. Extra colour litho title page and 11 colour litho plates, small 8vo, pp xii, 200, ( + 47 page publisher's catalogue at rear), most pages are unopened at the top edge, very slight foxing internally, original blue cloth faded on the spine but otherwise very bright, a much better than average copy. View more info

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The Vertebrate Fauna of Cheshire and Liverpool Bay - Two volumes [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Coward, T.A. (editor)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Witherby & Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013587

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes, illustrated, large octavo, pp xxxii, 472; xl, 210, top edges gilt, other edges uncut, a little scattered foxing, slightly heavier on the preliminary pages, otherwise very clean internally, spines very age-toned, otherwise the cloth is in very good condition. {Volume 1 contains the birds and mammals; Volume 2 the fishes, reptiles and amphibians. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpapers.] View more info

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Amphibians and Reptiles of Brunei (A Pocket Guide)

By: DAS, Indraneil

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2007

Seller ID: 004620

ISBN: 9838121193

Condition: New


NEW. Well illustrated, 12mo, pp viii, 200, paperback, a very good copy. [Describes and illustrates in colour all amphibians and reptiles that are likely to be seen by the average visitor or resident of Brunei Darussalam, and is a suitable introduction to the herpetofauna of the tropical island of Borneo. This handy little guide lists a total of 162 species, and for every species, there is a suggested English name, the current scientific name and the maximum size and the ... 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, p... View more info

Snakes of India

By: DEORAS, P.J.

Price: £7.00

Seller ID: 005219


Illustrated, small 8vo, pp 148, a good copy in torn and frayed dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Frog Book - North American toads & frogs, with a study of the habits and life histories of those of the northeastern states

The Frog Book - North American toads & frogs, with a study of the habits and life histories of those of the northeastern states

By: DICKERSON, Mary C.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1969

Seller ID: 006628


Well illustrated, 8vo, pp xxxii, 253, papeback, slightly worn throughout. View more info

A Review of the South American Iguanid Lizard Genus Plica

By: ETHERIDGE, R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, British Museum (Natural History): 1970

Seller ID: 005253


Large 8vo, paperback, pp (20), a very good copy. Bulletin of the British Museum(Nat Hist) , Zoology, Volume 19 number 7. View more info

The Anatomy of the Salamander

By: FRANCIS, Eric T.B.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Oxford, at the Clarendon Press: 1934

Seller ID: 005196


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xxxii, 381, black buckram, slightly worn, a very slight tear to the spine head. (Neat ownership stamp on front endpaper and verso of frontispiece.) VERY SCARCE ORIGINAL PRINTING. View more info