Reptiles and Amphibians in Britain :: Deryk Frazer soon to be presented for sale on the really rather good BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Collins, 1983, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Number 69 in the series. Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Maps; Tables; Appendices ;
From the cover: Britain has six native amphibian species, of which two are on the danger list. The same is true of two of our six reptiles. Even an animal once familiar to every schoolchild, such as the common frog, is no longer as ubiquitous as most people believe. A greater understanding of reptiles and amphibians can only help to ensure their survival.
For over thirty years the New Naturalists earlier book, British Amphibians and Reptiles by Malcolm Smith, was an unchallenged standard work on the subject; but so many changes affecting these animals have been wrought in the British countryside since the 19505, and so much new research undertaken, that the time has come for this completely new volume in the series to appea…
In the New Naturalist: A Survey of British Natural History series.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 256 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 6″.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Natural History catalogue?