Serpentes: Arte & Ciencia / Snakes: Art & Science


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    First Edition.

    31cm x 26cm. v, 154 pages, colour illustrations. Illustrated matte papered boards. Text is in Portuguese with English translations at rear.

    Dr Henrique Moises Canter is a Brazilian biologist and educator, who wrote ‘Snakes: Art & Science’ while working at Instituto Butantan, a biological research centre in Sao Paulo. In it, he combines beautiful, anatomically precise full-page illustrations of Brazilian snakes with extensive notes on their place in Brazilian culture, as well as on the history of illustration in science as a means of understanding nature.

    Light soiling to covers. Small bumping to top of spine. Small abrasive marks to front and back endpapers from removed price sticker. Very Good Condition.

    $100.00 AUD

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