Regional Works on Snakes

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A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa
1.  A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa by Johan Marais
The list author says:
  "good guide for identification and has a non-exaggerated assessment of risks posed, if any"
11.89   Used & New from: 8.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa
2.  A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa by Stephen Spawls
The list author says:
  "an exceptional guide to east africa's reptilian herpetofauna, with well constructed keys and general identification and some handy habitat, distribution and natural history notes"
37.82   Used & New from: 25.18
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Reptiles and Amphibians of Britain and Europe (Collins Field Guide)
3.  Reptiles and Amphibians of Britain and Europe (Collins Field Guide) by Nicholas Arnold
The list author says:
  "excellent field guide on the complete herpetofauna of the continent, with the added bonus of including a section on identifying amphibian larvae and eggs"
20.39   Used & New from: 10.75
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Snakes of the United States and Canada
4.  Snakes of the United States and Canada by Carl Ernst
The list author says:
  "this is an absolute first class work on the snakes of north america. extensive, but thorough, this work goes into some depth and covers right down to karyotype and fossil record of each species"
41.93   Used & New from: 25.61
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Texas Snakes: Identification, Distribution and Natural History
5.  Texas Snakes: Identification, Distribution and Natural History by John Werler
The list author says:
  "very worthwhile guide with detailed information for all ophidiofauna found in the state"
45.65   Used & New from: 36.69

Venomous Reptiles of North America
6.  Venomous Reptiles of North America by Carl H. Ernst
The list author says:
  "another outstanding work by Carl Ernst, covering in detail every aspect of the snakes and heloderm lizards, and ending in an extensive bibliography and glossary of scientific names, including meanings"
Used & New from: 10.58

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The Snakes of Trinidad and Tobago (W.L. Moody, Jr., Natural History Series)
7.  The Snakes of Trinidad and Tobago (W.L. Moody, Jr., Natural History Series) by Hans E.A. Boos
The list author says:
  "although not great for identification purposes, this book never-the-less presents an interesting account of the snakes of this island grouping, particularly of interest is the local folklore covered"
41.18   Used & New from: 27.33

Florida's Snakes: A Guide to Their Identification and Habits
8.  Florida's Snakes: A Guide to Their Identification and Habits by R. D. Bartlett
The list author says:
  "not as thorough an account as it could be, lacking much scalation details amongst other things, but is good for identification of snakes (both native and introduced) by colour and pattern"
20.19   Used & New from: 8.99

Snakes of Virginia
9.  Snakes of Virginia by Donald W. Linzey
The list author says:
  "well written account of snakes found in the state of virginia, with excellent identification aids and natural history information, only concern is part of the first aid advise for venomous snakebite"
17.50   Used & New from: 6.09

Field Guide to the Snakes of Borneo
10.  Field Guide to the Snakes of Borneo by R.B. Stuebing
The list author says:
  "excellent guide to bornean snakes, with especially good information on identification and etymology of latinised names, which helps to make this book an exceptionally good and easy to read text"
Used & New from: 62.59
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Snakes of North America: Eastern and Central Regions (Lone Star Field Guides)
11.  Snakes of North America: Eastern and Central Regions (Lone Star Field Guides) by Alan Tennant
The list author says:
  "after a promising introduction and bibliography at the end, sadly this guide is somewhat lacking in information in the species accounts, though the information present is good auxillary reading"
22.38   Used & New from: 13.84

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