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A Field Book of the Lizards of India

By: Murthy, T.S.N.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Zoological Survey of India: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014276

Condition: Good


Illustrated, pp (10), 116, a little used and bumped throughout, paperback, covers a little worn and marked. SCARCE. View more info

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Biochemistry and Morphogenesis

By: Needham, Joseph

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1950

Seller ID: 012386

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xvi, 785, owner's label and small bookseller's label on the front endpapers, owner's stamp on the rear endpaper, hinge at title page slightly weak, otherwise clean and sound internally, cloth a little faded and slightly marked. [Needham was a British scientist, historian and sinologist known for his scientific research and writing on the history of Chinese science. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1941, and a fellow of the British Academy in 1971. In 1992, the Queen conferred on him the Companionship of Honour, and the Royal Society noted he was the... View more info

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Twilight of the Angonoka: Biology and Conservation of the World’s Rarest Tortoise

By: Pedrono, Miguel & Clausen, Alison

Price: £36.50

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013801

ISBN: 9838121878

Condition: New


Well illustrated, octavo, pp 184, pictorial boards, a very good new copy in dustwrapper. [The fascinating wildlife of Madagascar is the result of millions of years of isolation of that continental island from the rest of the world. It has a unique and rich flora and fauna, the latter including the extraordinary tortoise species locally called the Angonoka. This is the most striking and best-studied of the Madagascan tortoises but, unfortunately, also has the dubious distinction of being the world’s rarest and most endangered tortoise, with fewer than 220 individuals living exclusively in iso... View more info

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Amphibians and Reptiles of the Pacific States

By: Pickwell, Gayle

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 1972

Seller ID: 013994

ISBN: 0486216861

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xviii,234, slight foxing to the fore-edge, otherwise a very good paperback copy. View more info

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Amphibians and Reptiles of the Pacific States

By: Pickwell, Gayle

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 1972

Seller ID: 013995

ISBN: 0486216861

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xviii,234, pages slightly age-toned, covers very slightly worn, lower cover creased. View more info

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Guide to Dissection

By: Rowett, H.G.Q.

Price: £3.60

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1970

Seller ID: 012387

ISBN: 0719511879

Condition: Good


Revised edition, 1970. Illustrated, large octavo, pp 251, fore-edge very slightly marked, otherwise very good internally, decorated cloth, slightly worn and rubbed. [Includes dissections of the dogfish, frog and rat; and various invertebrates including the earthworm, crayfish, cockroach, swan mussel and snail.] View more info

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A Biological Survey of the Sand Dune Region on the South Shore of Saginaw Bay Michigan

By: Ruthven, Alexander G. (editor)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Lansing, Michigan Geological and Biological Survey: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012336

Condition: Fair


Illustrated, pp 347, one folding map, the first few pages worn and chipped at the lower margin and corner, otherwise fairly clean and tight internally, cloth-backed paper covers, very worn fragile and browned, lacking many pieces, lower cover with horizontal tear. SCARCE. [Flora, mollusca, thysanoptera and orthoptera, mallophaga, fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles.] View more info

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Snake Lovers' Lifelist & Journal

By: Scott, Chris

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas: 1996

Seller ID: 004999

ISBN: 0292776985


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp x, 246, pictorial boards, a good bright copy. View more info

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British Reptiles and Amphibia

By: Smith, Malcolm (illus Paxton Chadwick)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, King Penguin: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008860

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Illustrated with 16 coloured plates by Paxton Chadwick, slim 12mo, pp 34, rear endpaper very slightly marked, decorated boards (also by Chadwick) slightly rubbed and worn, very slightly bowed. [David McClintock's copy, with his bookplate]. Postage will be much reduced. View more info

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Fauna of Mauritius and Associated Flora

By: Staub, France

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Mauritius, Private printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012370

ISBN: 9990336008

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp (6), 86, (12), paperback, the slightest signs of use, but really a very good copy. SCARCE. View more info

Status and Conservation of Turtles of the Northeastern United States - a symposium

By: TYNING, Thomas F.(ed).

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Lanesbro, Minnesota, Serpent's Tail: 1997

Seller ID: 005199

ISBN: 1885209053


Quarto, pp x, 53, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

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The Poisonous Terrestrial Snakes of Our British Indian Dominions (Including Ceylon) and How to Recognize Them, with Symptoms of Snake Poisoning and Treatment

By: Wall, F.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Bombay Natural History Society: 1928

Seller ID: 013909

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition. Illustrated with a few line drawings in the text, the endpapers are very age-browned, text pages very slightly age-toned, otherwise exceptionally clean internally, grey cloth showing very slight signs of use, but otherwise an unusually clean and bright copy. [With the attractive Indian bookplate of Ramendra Nath Sircar. The Los Angeles Public Library bookplate collection illustrates it, and ascribes it to the engraver Herbert Lynton Wauthier.] View more info

Handbook of Frogs and Toads of the United States and Canada

By: WRIGHT, Albert H. & Anna A.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Ithaca & London, Comstock Publishing Associates: 1970

Seller ID: 005197

ISBN: 0801404622


Third edition, illustrated, large 8vo, pp xiv, 640, a good sound copy in a slightly worn and faded dustwrapper. View more info

Breeding Terrarium Animals

By: Zimmermann, Elke

Price: £7.00

Publisher: New Jersey, TFH Publications: 1986

Seller ID: 005010

ISBN: 0866220933


Well illustrated, thick 8vo, pp 384, inscription on front endpaper, pictorial boards showing very slight signs of use, the fore-edge very slightly marked, otherwise a good sound copy. View more info