On the Poison of Venomous Snakes and the Methods of Preventing Death from their Bite
By Fayrer Sir J., Brunton Sir L., and Leonard, Rogers
Pp. (6), 174. Publisher’s original wine red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, 8vo. This volume brings together five hard-to-find early papers on the poison of venomous snakes and the methods of preventing death once a snake bite occurs. The three more important papers are: Brunton and Fayrer – On the nature and physiological action of the poison of Naja tripudians and other Indian venomous snakes (from Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1873); Brunton and Fayrer – On the nature and physiological actions of Crotalus-poison compared with that of Naja tripudians and other Indian venomous snakes (from Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1875) and Brunton and Fayrer – Note on the effect of various substances in destroying the activity of Cobra-poison (from Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1878). No ownership marks other than an oval blind-stamp of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts – no other internal or external library marks.
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