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An account of Indian serpents, collected on the coast of Coromandel
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An account of Indian serpents, collected on the coast of Coromandel : containing descriptions and drawings of each species, together with experiments and remarks on their several poisons

Title Variants

Alternative: Continuation of an account of Indian serpents

By

Russell, Patrick, 1727-1805

Russell, Patrick, 1727-1805 , Continuation of an account of Indian serpents
East India Company

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London :Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Shakespeare-Press; for G. Nicol,1796-1801 [i.e. 1796-1809?]

Notes

"Presented to the Hon. the Court of Directors of the East India Company, and published by their order, under the superintendence of the author."

Pagination: v. [1]: viii, 91 p., plates I-XLVI [i.e. 45] plates (plates XLII-XLIII on 1 leaf); v. [2]: v, 53, [4] p., plates I-XLII (plates III-IV, XVII/XVIII and XXVIII/XXIX each on 1 leaf) plus 3 unnumbered plates.

Vol. [2] has title: A continuation of an account of Indian serpents : containing descriptions and figures, from specimens and drawings, transmitted from various parts of India. Date on t.p. is 1801, but vol. includes material dated 1809.

Vol. [2] includes: Memoir of the life and writings of Patrick Russell, dated Nov. 1809 with statement: "The fourth fasciculus, which completes the second volume ... is now presented to the public." (p. [ix]-xv)

Subjects

1727-1805 , Coromandel Coast , India , Reptiles , Russell, Patrick, , Snakes

Call Number

QL 666.O6 R97 1796

Language

English

Identifiers

OCLC: 3438562

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.114003

 

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