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Coborn, John THE ATLAS OF SNAKES OF THE WORLD. Neptune City: T.F.H., 1991. 4to. 591pp. Profusely illus throughout. Pictorial boards. Repair at rear hinge, binding tight, else very good or better; clean and bright. $ 85.00

Bellairs, Angus THE LIFE OF REPTILES. Volume II London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1969. Sm 4to. Page 283-590. 24 pp of illus from photos. Drawings in text. Pictorial card covers. Ink name on front endpaper, else a very good copy, sound and clean. Chapters on The Skin, Nervous System, Sex and Reproduction, Embryonic Development, Growth, Age and Regeneration, Enemies and Defence. $20.00

Brown, Charles W. HYBRIDIZATION AMONG THE SUBSPECIES OF THE PLETHODONTID SALAMANDER ENSATINA ESCHSCHOLTZI. Berkeley: University of California, 1974. Publications in Zoology Vol 98. Lrg 8vo. 57 + 4 pp plates from b/w photos. Illus from maps and figures. Errat slip laid in. Brown wraps. 1" tear to top edge of top cover, else about fine. $15.00

Cochran, Doris M. and Coleman J. Goin THE NEW FIELD BOOK OF REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS. New York: Putnam's (1970) Third impression. Cr 8vo xxii+359 pp. Illus from more than 200 photographs and diagrams, 96 in full colour. Beige cloth. A very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ 15.00

 Froom, Barbara THE SNAKES OF CANADA. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1973. Reprint. viii+128 pp. Illus from photos in colour and b/w. Drawings, maps. Khaki boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Garrett, Judith M. & David G. Barker A FIELD GUIDE TO REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS OF TEXAS. Texas Monthly Publications, 1987. Sm 8vo. xii+225 pp. 48pp of colour plates from photos; range maps. Pictorial card covers. Some pages folded, else near fine. C$22.50  

Glasgow, Vaughn L & Louisiana Museum Foundation. A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN ALLLIGATOR. The Earth Trembles with His Thunder. NY: St. Martin's Press, 1991. Oblong 4to. 259 pp. Illus throughout from images of the appearance of the alligator in history. Pictorial endpapers. Green boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. $ 35.00

Good, David, Gloria Z. Wurst & David B. Wake. PATTERNS OF GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN ALLOZYMES OF THE OLYMPIC SALAMANDER, RHYACOTRITION OLYMPICUS. (Caudata: Dicamptodontidae) Chicago: Field Museum of Natural Hisotry, 1987. Publication 1374. 8vo. 15 pp. Figures and tables. Orange stapled wraps. Fine. Fieldiana. Zoology New Series, No. 32. $12.00

Love, Kathy and Bill CORN SNAKES. The Comprehensive Owner's Guide. Irvine: The Herpetocultural Library, 2005. 8vo. 227 pp. Illus throughout from colour photos, Pictorial card covers. A nice clean copy. $15.00

Lydekker, Richard THE ROYAL NATURAL HISTORY. Volume V. Reptiles. Fishes. London: Warne, 1922. Re-issue. Sm 4to. xvi+584pp. 8 chromolithograph plates. Numerous text engravings. Red cloth; spine lettering gilt. Some damp staining to bottom edge of cloth and and to bottom corner of text pages, else a very good copy. $95.00

Mattison, Chris KEEPING AND BREEDING SNAKES. London : Blandford, 1998. Fully revised edition. 8vo. 224 pp. Illus from colour photos. Black boards. Black mark at bottom edge, else fine in like dustwrapper. $ 15.00 

Mitchell, Joseph C. THE REPTILES OF VIRGINIA. Washington, Smithsonian, (1994). Sm. 4to. xv + 352 + 16 pp. of illus. from colour photos. Drawings and distribution maps. Quarter cloth and paper boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 30.00

 Moore, Commander Granville M. POISONOUS SNAKES OF THE WORLD. A Manual for Use by U. S. Amphibious Forces. Washington: Dept of the Navy, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. [1966] Second edition. Small 4to viii+212 pp. Illus from photos in colour and b&w, line drawings and range maps. Gives descriptions and remarks on habits, toxicity and anti-venins. Blue cloth. A very good copy. $ 25.00

Nussbaum Ronald A. THE EVOLUTION OF PARENTAL CARE IN SALAMANDERS. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1985. Museum of Zoology Miscellaneous Publications No. 169. Lrg 8vo. 50pp. Tables and figures. Stapled grey wraps. Occasional ink notations in text, else near fine. $17.50  

Pough, F. Harvey, Robin M. Andrews, John E. Cadle, et al. HERPETOLOGY. NJ: Prentice Hall, 1998. Sm 4to. xii+577 pp. Illus from photos, figures and maps. Pictorial boards. A near fine copy. C$35.00

Pough, F. Harvey, Robin M. Andrews, John E. Cadle, et al. HERPETOLOGY. Second Edition. Prentice Hall, 2001. Second Edition. Sm 4to. xii+612 pp. Illus from phtos, figures and maps. Pictorial boards. Very good or better; a clean copy. C$45.00

Ross, Charles, Charles A. & Dr. Stephen Garnet, editors. CROCODILES AND ALLIGATORS. NY: Facts on File,1989. 4to. 240 pp. Illus throughout from photos, drawings and diagrams. Photographic endpapers. Some light shelf wear, else near fine. '...how these reptiles live, breed, socialize, and interact with other species...' $ 35.00

Savage, R. Maxwell THE ECOLOGY AND LIFE HISTORY OF THE COMMON FROG. (Rana Temporaria Temporaria). NY: Hafner Pub., 1961. 8vo. viii+220 pp. Illus from figures. Green cloth. Ink name in 4 places, else a very good copy with light soiling on one page. Dustwrapper with 2" piece missing. $25.00

 Schmidt, Karl P. A CHECK LIST OF NORTH AMERICAN AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES. Chicago: American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 1953. 6th edition. 8vo viii+280 pp. Burgundy cloth. Ink name on front free endpaper, spine a bit faded, light wear to boards. Very good copy. $ 50.00

 Stewart, Margaret M. AMPHIBIANS OF MALAWI. NY: State University Pr., 1967. 4to. 163 pp. Illus from drawings by the author. Colour photos. Green boards. Ex-lib with the usual markings. Some staining at edges. Still very good in like dustwrapper with part of front flap detatched but present. $ 30.00

Szczerbak, Nikolai and Michael Golubev. GECKO FAUNA OF THE USSR AMD CONTIGUOUS REGIONS. St. Louis: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 1996. Large 8vo. 233 pp. 8 pp of colour plates from photos. Illus from b&w photos and maps throughout. Translated from the 1986 Russian edition. Red cloth. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $30.00

Tyning, Thomas F. STATUS AND CONSERVATION OF TURTLES OF THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES. Lanesboro: Serpent's Tale, 1997. Massachusetts Audubon Society, 1997. 4to. x+53 pp. Illus from figures and tables. Pictorial card covers. About fine. C$15.00

Wake, David B. and James F. Lynch THE DISTRIBUTION, ECOLOGY, AND EVOLUTION OF HISTORY OF PLETHODONTID SALAMANDERS IN TROPICAL AMERICA. Los Angeles: Natural History Museum, 1976. Science Bulletin 25 Lrg 8vo. 65 pp. Illus from photos, figures, tables and maps. Stapled turquoise wraps. About fine. $20.00 

Wever, Ernest Glen THE FUNCTION OF THE MIDDLE EAR IN LIZARDS: DIVERGENT TYPES. Philadelphia: Wistar Institute Pr., 1973. Reprinted from Journal of Experimental Zoology. v. 184, no. 1, April. Lrg 8vo. Pages 97-126. Illus from figures. Stapled wraps. A fine copy. $10.00

Williams, Kenneth L. & V. Wallach SNAKES OF THE WORLD. Vol. 1: Synopsis of Snake Generic Names. Malabar: Krieger Pub., 1989. 8vo. 234 pp. including a 71 pp. bibliography. Pictorial brown boards. An about fine copy. This was supposed to have been the first of a multi-volume set but appears to be all published. $ 25.00

Zug George R. HERPETOLOGY. An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles. San Diego: Academic Pr, 1993. 8vo. xvi+527pp. Illus from maps, photos and figures. Pictorial boards. Ink name on half title, else about fine. $15.00

Zweifel, Richard AUSTRALIAN FROGS OF THE FAMILY MICROHYLIDAE. NY: American Museum of Natural History, 1985. Lrg 8vo. Pages 266-388. Illus from photos, figures and tables. Blue wraps. A fine copy. $20.00