Terrestrial Snakes in Japan
By Takahashi, Seiichi
Pp. 310, 65 full page color plates, 71 text-figures. Original decorated blue cloth, t.e.g., in multi-color decorated slipcase, lg 8vo. An important early pre-war monograph on the terrestrial snakes of the Japanese Empire. This volume covers the islands of Japan proper as well as all of its possessions in South Pacific including Taiwan and some of the islands of Southeast Asia. Signature and address of Professor Toshijiro Kawamura of Hiroshima University on the title page. Very scarce especially in the original slipcase. Text is in Japanese with Latin names used.
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