Snakes of Australia.

Snakes of Australia. J. R. Kinghorn.
Snakes of Australia.

Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1929. Small oblong format, illustrations. Publisher's cloth with green tree-snake design, slight crack to inner front cover and hinges tender, contemporary owner's inscription, a near fine copy.

One of the classics of Australian herpetological literature. A desirable book published in an attractive and unusual format.

James Roy Kinghorn (1891-1983) became curator of Reptiles and Amphibians at the Australian Museum, Sydney where he spent his entire working life, retiring in 1956 as Assistant Director. In retirement he became a minor natural history television personality.

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