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The Snakes of Australia; An Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue of all Known Species.

KREFFT Gerard.



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Stock No.: 246621
Published: 1869

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Sydney 1869. Small 4to. Full calf with the orig. printed titling wrapper bound in plus assoc. provenance. Spine gilt and with raised bands. (xxvi 100pp.). Complete with 12 full-page orig. hand-coloured lithographed plates by Helena Forde and Harriet Scott. Fine. Ferguson 11247. NOTE: This being the first Australian reptile book written by 'the father of Australian Herpetology'. Only a few copies with coloured plates by the above artists were issued hence the coloured issue is exceedingly rare and is considered one of the most important of all nineteenth-century natural history publications.

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Published: 1869

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