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The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere

By: Campbell, J.A. & W.W.Lamar

Price: £149.95

Inventory number: 002033


2004. 2 volumes. 30cm. Pp.976. 136 pages of colour inserts, 62 tables, 113 maps, 120 line drawings, 162 halftones. Hardbound.Since the publication of The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America in 1989, scientific discoveries and taxonomic changes have resulted in the addition of many taxa and species to the herpetological fauna of the Western Hemisphere.This updated, heavily rewritten, and greatly expanded version of that book now includes accounts of all 192... View more info

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Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, Fifth edition

By: Cogger, H. G

Price: £105.00

Inventory number: 979464


1994. 27cm. Pp.788. Over 800 species illustrated in colour, keys, maps, glossary, bibliography. Hardbound.Completely revised fifth edition with all the photographs in colour and placed adjacent to the relevant text, and with the keys accompanied by explanatory drawings for quick reference and easy identification.960 species of frogs, crocodiles, tortoises, lizards and snakes.Out of print, one (1) copy only. View more info

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Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, Seventh edition

By: Cogger, H. G

Price: £105.00

Inventory number: 979682


2014. 26cm. Pp.1056. 1000 colour photos. Hardbound.Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia is a complete guide to Australia’s rich and varied herpetofauna. For each of the 1194 species there is a description of its appearance, distribution and habits. Each species is accompanied by a distribution map and, in most cases, a colour photograph of the living animal.The book includes 130 simple-to-use dichotomous keys that in most cases allow a specimen in hand ... View more info

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Dans la peau des serpents de France

By: Collet, Françoise Serre

Price: £29.99

Inventory number: 979748


2016. 28cm. Pp.144. 200 colour photos. Softbound.Cet ouvrage fait découvrir au grand public la beauté des serpents de France et leurs mœurs étonnantes. Il permet de s’initier aux particularités biologiques et à la diversité morphologique des 4 vipères et 9 couleuvres vivant sur le territoire métropolitain. Il offre d’exceptionnels instantanés : processus de mue, séquences de prédation, de naissance et d’éclosion, scènes de combats prénuptiaux... View more info

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Venomous Encounters. Snakes, Vivisection and Scientific Medicine in Colonial Australia

By: Hobbins, Peter

Price: £70.00

Inventory number: 979740


2017. 26cm. Pp.216. 30 plates, photos and figures. Hardbound.How do we know which snakes are dangerous? This seemingly simple question caused constant concern for the white settlers who colonised Australia after 1788. Facing a multitude of serpents in the bush, their fields and their homes, colonists wanted to know which were the harmful species and what to do when bitten. But who could provide this expertise? Liberally illustrated with period images, 'Venomous E... View more info

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Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles

By: Mackessy, Shaun P (editor)

Price: £87.00

Inventory number: 979393


2009. 28cm. Pp.528. Hardbound.Handbook of Venoms and Toxins of Reptiles provides an overview of current taxonomy, explains the similarities and differences in the venom delivery apparatus in different groups of reptiles, reviews state-of-the-art knowledge about specific venom components and their action, and summarizes effects of envenomation and treatment in humans on different continents.Presents a view of reptile toxinology from the whole animal to the... View more info

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Serpentes da Serra do Mendanha, Rio de Janeiro

By: Rocha, Carlos Frederico D. & Jorge Antônio L. Pontes

Price: £28.50

Inventory number: 979391


2008. Landscape format, 23 x 16cm. Pp.[xii], 147. 100 colour photos, map per species, tables, bibliography, glossary, index. Paperback.Serpentes da Serra do Mendanha : Snakes of Serra do Mendanha, their ecology and conservation. A very well illustrated photographic handbook and guide, Portuguese text, Latin nomenclature View more info

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Herpetology of Nepal. Study of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Trans-Himalayan Region of Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bhutan

By: Shrestha, T.K

Price: £0.00

Inventory number: 003396


2001. 22cm. Pp.[viii],280. 32 colour & 100 BW photos, numerous text figures & maps. Paperback.Out of print. View more info

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Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of California

By: Stebbins, Robert C. & Samuel M. McGinnis

Price: £48.95

Inventory number: 979448


2012. 24cm. Pp.552. Colour figures, keys, maps. Hardbound.Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of California is the only complete resource that identifies and describes all the amphibians and reptiles—salamanders, frogs and toads, lizards, snakes, and tortoises and turtles—that live in California.The species are described in richly detailed accounts that include range maps, lifelike colour paintings by Robert C. Stebbins, clear drawings of various l... View more info

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Guide des serpents d’Afrique occidentale, Savane et désert

By: Trape, J.-F. & Y. Mane

Price: £28.50

Inventory number: 004230


2006. 25cm. Pp.245. 152 photos & figures, 202 maps, keys to species. Paperback.Guide des serpents d’Afrique occidentale, Savane et désert is a colourful guide which makes it possible to identify the 81 currently known species of snakes in the Western Sahel and Saharan Africa (Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger). Fifteen years in the making, this book, which presents colour photographs of species published for the first time, brings new scientific i... View more info

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Sea Snakes and their Venoms

By: Tu, Anthony T

Price: £59.99

Inventory number: 979405


2011. 27cm. Pp.ix, 190. Numerous colour & BW photos, figures (scale patterns, immunoelectrophoretic patterns of venoms), distribution maps & tables, index, the chapters are separately referenced. Softbound.Sea Snakes and their Venoms is a comprehensive summary of Dr. Anthony T. Tu's life's work on the basic biology, use and distribution of sea snakes and the chemical composition and toxicology of their venoms.Contains many colour photographs of sea snakes... View more info

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Zmei Kavkaza : taksonomicheskoe raznoobrazie, rasprostranenie, okhrana / Змеи Кавказа: таксономическое разнообразие, распространение, охрана. Snakes of the Caucasus : Taxonomic Diversity, Distribution, Conservation

By: Tuniev, B. S

Price: £56.00

Inventory number: 979519


2009. 29cm. Pp.217. 80 colour photos. Hardbound.Snakes of the Caucasus : Taxonomic Diversity, Distribution, Conservation. Text in Russian, Latin nomenclature.Summarizes the results of the authors' research studies and collections of snakes of the Caucasus, between 1970 and 2007, dealing with 43 species of snakes, their distributions, taxonomy and conservation status. The geographical area encompasses Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, the north Caucasus porti... View more info

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Venomous Snakes - Envenoming, Therapy

By: Valenta, Jiri

Price: £81.50

Inventory number: 979395


2011, second revised edition (first edition in Czech, Galen Publishing, Prague 2008). 28cm. Pp.xv, 358. 100 colour photos, a few text figures & maps, updated alphabetical list of types and sub-types of all venomous snakes, including their home ranges, glossary, list of abbreviations, bibliographic references and index. Binding : ebook.Venomous Snakes - Envenoming, Therapy is a comprehensive monograph on the problems of intoxication incurred by snake venom. View more info

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Snakes of the World : A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species

By: Wallach, Van ; Kenneth L. Williams & Jeff Boundy

Price: £51.99

Inventory number: 979680


(2014), softback edition 2017. 26cm. Pp.1237. Softbound.Snakes of the World : A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species—the first catalogue of its kind—covers all living and fossil snakes described between 1758 and 2012, comprising 3,509 living and 274 extinct species allocated to 539 living and 112 extinct genera. Also included are 54 genera and 302 species that are dubious or invalid, resulting in recognition of 705 genera and 4,085 species.Features... View more info

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Guidelines for the Management of Snakebites, Second edition

By: Warrell, David A. (editor) & others:

Price: £45.00

Inventory number: 979850


2018. 30cm. Pp.202. Hundreds of high definition colour photos, references & bibliography. Softbound.Snakebites are well-known medical emergencies in many parts of the world, especially in rural areas. Agricultural workers and children are most affected. The incidence of snakebite mortality is particularly high in south-east Asia. Rational use of snake anti-venom can substantially reduce mortality and morbidity due to snakebites.These guidelines are a revi... View more info