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General Zoology or Systematic Natural History. Volume III: AMPHIBIA.
- London, G. Kearsley/ Thomas Davison, 1802. 2 volumes. Royal-8vo (230 x 160mm). With 2 engraved titles and 140 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, spines a bit crudely rebacked. "Shaw's work best known to herpetologists is the Amphibia section, in two parts (1802 [1801?]) with 140 plates, from the extensive series 'General Zoology.'. This was the first world review of amphibians and reptiles in English" (Adler p. 17).Nissen IVB, 870.
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