Sao Paulo: Instituto Butantan, 2012.
First Edition. Hardcover.
Very Good Condition / No Dust Jacket.
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. 154 pages. Text is in Portuguese; some English translation. Light soiling to covers. Small bumping to top of spine. Small abrasive marks to front and back endpapers from removed price sticker. Shipped Weight: 1.17 kilos. ISBN: 8565411044. ISBN/EAN: 9788565411042.