Pp. 88; 18 full page plates (photos and line-drawings). Original gray printed wrappers, sm 4to. From: Anexos das Memórias do Instituto de Butantan, volume I, fascicle 1. The text appears twice; the first time in Portuguese and the second time in English. There are titles in English and in Portuguese. This is the title in Portuguese: Contribuição para o conhecimento dos Ofídios do Brasil, Part I: Quatro novas espécies de serpentes brasileiras +Part II: Biologia da nova espécie «Lachesis insularis». From the research library of herpetologist Hobart M. Smith with his name-stamp on the front wrapper. There is also an annotation in English on the front wrapper likely in the hand of Hobart Smith. The spine has been nearly reinforced with binder's tape, there is light edge to the wrappers and there is one small bump to one outer corner of wrappers; overall a very good copy of a scarce work. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Contribution towards the knowledge of snakes...
Publisher: São Paulo: Companhia Melhoramentos de Sao Paulo, . First edition.
Publication Date: 1921
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