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

SKU# 17604

$ 60.00

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.

Publisher Macmillan
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1909
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Some edge wear to cloth; a tight and clean copy in very good condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition