Adventures with Reptiles: The Story of Ross Allen (C. J. Hylander) soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: New York: Julian Messner, 1962, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs;
From the cover: This is the fascinating story of a self-educated naturalist who turned a hobby into a lifes work a hobby that started with snakes and developed into a special interest in crocodiles and alligators. Today this hobbyist is an outstanding authority on reptiles and his knowledge is appreciated by all scientific workers in the field. He has saved hundreds of lives through his venom laboratory which supplies the material out of which antivenin is produced and which protects the victims of poisonous snake bites from its deadly results.
Ross Alien is a herpetologist, who owns and operates the Reptile Institute in Silver Springs, Florida, practically a family enterprise. His young…
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper which is sunned at the spine with the price clipped.
Pale Blue boards with Dark Blue titling to the Spine. [XII] 174 pages. 8½” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my Biography catalogue?