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The Snakes of South Africa: Their Venom and the Treatment of Snake Bite.

FitzSimons, F. W.

Published by Cape Town: T. Maskew Miller, . New edition., 1912
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Pp. xvi, 547, (1); frontispiece portrait of the author; 1 double page color plate, 162 text-figures (black-and-white photographs and line-drawings), 32 black-and-white photos in appendix. Later red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spinr and front cover, lg 8vo. This is the second and revised edition of this classic work designated 'New edition.' FitzSimons was a world-class authority on the snakes of South Africa and their venoms. He developed an international reputation and was a pioneer in the production of anti-snakebite serum. No ownership marks and no signs of use. Tissue guard that for frontispiece plate is lightly browned; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 6682

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Title: The Snakes of South Africa: Their Venom and ...

Publisher: Cape Town: T. Maskew Miller, . New edition.

Publication Date: 1912

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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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