Ophidians, zoological arrangement of the different genera, including varieties known in North and South America, the East Indies, South Africa, and Australia:

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Ophidians, zoological arrangement of the different genera, including varieties known in North and South America, the East Indies, South Africa, and Australia:

By Higgins, S. B.

SKU# 18297

$ 250.00

Their poisons, and all that is known of their nature; their galls, as antidotes to the snake-venom

Pp. 239; 14 text-figures.  Publisher’s original brown cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and on the front cover, blind-stamps with multiple border lines on the front and rear covers, 8vo.  An authoritative review of the actions of serpent-poisons and the use of serpent galls to cure snake-bite.  From the research library of herpetologist Richard D. Worthington with his signature on the front endpaper and the rear endpaper.  The rear endpaper states this book was a gift to Worthington from Michael D. Sabath dated May, 1967.  Rare worth seldom offered.

Publisher Boericke and Tafel
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1873
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Light edge wear to cloth; a bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition