Snakes of the World
1986, hard cover, 16 x 24cm. 192p. 100 plates including 59 in colour. 12 distribution maps, 6 tables, 15 b & w figures.
An introduction to the natural history of snakes and includes feeding, reproduction, ecology and behaviour, colour and markings and defence.
Uses a wide range of species to illustrate the salient points on these topics.
Also covers snakes and man, nomenclature, patterns of distribution and the snake families to which the 2700 recognised species belong.