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GUNTHER (Albert C. L. G.). The Reptiles of British India.1864

London: Published for the Ray Society by Robert Hardwicke, Folio, pp. xxvii, [1], 452pp., with 26 lithographed plates, occasional dust-soiling but largely clean, orig. quarter cloth with printed title label to upper cover, spine a little worn. The first work, by the British zoologist Albert Gunther (1830-1914), to review the entire reptilian fauna of the Indian continent (includes Afghanistan, Tibet, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam and China). Complete with 26 lithograph full-page plates showing tortoises, lizards, chameleons, snakes and batrachians. Nissen ZBI, 1744; Wood, 371.

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