The Snakes of South Africa. – Fitzsimons, F W

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Their venom and the Treatment of Snake Bite

From the Preface: “Outcome of many years of practical study of the snakes of South Africa, in their haunts, in captivity and a long series of experiments with their venom. Majority of illustrations are from direct photographs of living snakes, and specially prepared anatomical preparations.” Signature of previous owner on front free end page. Gilt blind stamp of Diocesan College, Rondebosch on front cover. Some light foxing and grubby marks on top, fore- and lower page edges. Some foxing to front and rear prelims. The fold out frontispiece of ‘Typical Venomous Snakes of South Africa’ has some foxing on the verso and around the edges of the illustration. A 5cm x 2cm split to the gutter edge of the first free end page. There is some light scattered foxing on some of the content pages. 547 Pages. Contents still firmly bound. 1st Edition. Condition: Very good. Binding: Hardcover. Blue cloth with gilt devices and lettering. Edge-wear to extremities. Small nicks on spine edges. Gruggy marks to boards – mainly rear board.

Publisher: T Maskew Miller
Date Published: Circa 1912
Publication Place: Cape Town
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Very good.
Binding: Hardcover. Blue cloth with gilt devices and lettering. Edge-wear to extremities. Small nicks on spine edges. Gruggy marks to boards – mainly rear board.

Dimensions: 23cm x 16cm x 3.5cm

Additional information

Weight 1400 g