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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Russell, Patrick 
'AN ACCOUNT OF INDIAN SERPENTS, COLLECTED FROM THE COAST OF COROMANDEL'. LONDON: BULMER AND CO. SHAKESPEARE-PRESS, FOR GEORGE NICOL, 1796
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96

PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Russell, Patrick 
'AN ACCOUNT OF INDIAN SERPENTS, COLLECTED FROM THE COAST OF COROMANDEL'. LONDON: BULMER AND CO. SHAKESPEARE-PRESS, FOR GEORGE NICOL, 1796
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6,0008,000
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Russell, Patrick 
'AN ACCOUNT OF INDIAN SERPENTS, COLLECTED FROM THE COAST OF COROMANDEL'. LONDON: BULMER AND CO. SHAKESPEARE-PRESS, FOR GEORGE NICOL, 1796
Folio (21 3/8 x 14 3/4 in.; 540 x mm). Dedication leaf, 46 engraved plates on 45 sheets, all but 2 of which hand-colored; minor foxing, minor offsetting. Later binding, half brown calf over marbled boards. 
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Catalogue Note

First edition. The first work on the subject of Indian snakes. Patrick Russell (1727-1805) was a naturalist with the East India Company. He published a continuation to the work in 1809.

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