RUSSELL, PATRICK | An Account of Indian Serpents, Collected from the Coast of Coromandel. London: Bulmer and Co. Shakespeare-Press, for George Nicol, 1796
RUSSELL, PATRICK | An Account of Indian Serpents, Collected from the Coast of Coromandel. London: Bulmer and Co. Shakespeare-Press, for George Nicol, 1796
RUSSELL, PATRICK | An Account of Indian Serpents, Collected from the Coast of Coromandel. London: Bulmer and Co. Shakespeare-Press, for George Nicol, 1796
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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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

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

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

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD

Lot Sold:5,000USD

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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


Folio (21 3/8 x 14 3/4 in.; 540 x 362 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. 


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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