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Erpétologie Général ou Histoire Naturelle complete des Reptiles, volume 9, pages 217-429 only.

Duméril, A.M.C. and Bibron, G.

Published by Paris: Librairie Encyclopedique de Ronet, . First edition., 1854
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Pp 217-429. One-quarter black cloth over brown marbled boards, 8vo. This work was designed as a complete review of the world's herpetofaunas; it provided the first natural arrangement of the genera undertaken for amphibians and reptiles. This single part of volume 9 presents the taxonomic summaries for the chelonians, geckos, iguanas and other lizards, ophidians and batrachians. As this work is only part of volume 9, a typewritten title page to the whole volume has been bound in place. The original owner of this work was the French herpetologist H. E. Sauvage; it bears his name stamp and signature on the half-title. Later the volume is from the research library of herpetologist Kevin W. Marx with his signature on the front endpaper. It is very unusual to find a single volume of this rare set offered for sale. Faint foxing to the half title page only; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 5974

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Title: Erpétologie Général ou Histoire Naturelle ...

Publisher: Paris: Librairie Encyclopedique de Ronet, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1854

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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