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COLLECTING AND BREEDING BUTTERFLIES & MOTHS
Written by Brian Worthington-Stuart.
Stock no. 1827625
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Wayside and Woodland series. Glue to front board holding down cloth is starting to dry out (cloth moves slightly). Spine is lightly sunned. Text block lightly browned. A few minor foxspots and some light browning to prelims. Blue dustwrapper with pictorial onlay to front is creased, a couple of small closed tears to lower edge (no loss) and a little marked.

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BEES, WASPS, ANTS & ALLIED INSECTS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Edward Step.
Stock no. 1827624
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1932. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt titles, gilt vignette of bee with open wings to front. Colour illustrations. B/w photos. Wayside & Woodland Series. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf-worn. Boards bright. Text block lightly browned. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Light browning and foxing to endpapers. Foxing to text block else contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper with pictorial onlay to front is a little grubby, browned to spine, worn at corners with slight loss.

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BUTTERFLIES AMD MOTHS OF THE WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND
Written by W.J. Stokoe.
Stock no. 1827621
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Wayside and Woodland series. Blue cloth boards, black titles and vignette to front board lower corner. Colour plates. Boards a little spotted and browned. Base of spine shelf-worn. Name & address in ink and bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing mainly to prelims and text block. Contents are generally clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn with a few small chips, a bit grubby.

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BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS OF DERBYSHIRE PART 3
Written by F. Harrison; M.J. Sterling.
Stock no. 1827493
Published by Derbyshire Entomological Society. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Microlepidoptera Moths of Derbyshire. White pictorial cardwraps. A survey. No illustrations. ISBN: 0951114123. Minor foxing to text block. Rear cover lightly scuffed. Overall a nice copy.

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THE MOTHS AND BUTTERFLIES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND VOLUME I
Written by John Heath. Illustrated by Brian Hargreaves; Maureen Lane.
Stock no. 1827492
Published by Harley Books. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations, distribution maps and photos. Micropterigidae - Heliozelidae. One of the most important works in the history of British entomological publishing. ISBN: 0946589151. Covers browned. Text block a little grubby and foxed to top edge. Foxing to endpapers else contents clean.

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INSECTS (NATURE CLASSICS)
Written by J.H. Fabre; David Black. Illustrated by Stephen Lee.
Stock no. 1827491
Published by Paul Elek. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fabre loved insects with a passion and affection which few other naturalists have rivalled. This book contains extracts from Fabre's Souvenirs Entomologiques. Edited by David Black. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and brown & white illustrations. ISBN: 0236401769. Top edge of text block foxed. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and has a tiny piece of surface paper lifting to lower front edge.

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BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS OF DERBYSHIRE PART 2
Written by F. Harrison; M.J. Sterling.
Stock no. 1827489
Published by Derbyshire Entomological Society. 1st 1986. Almost very good condition.

The Larger Moths of Derbyshire. White pictorial cardwraps. A survey. No illustrations. ISBN: 0951114115. Some foxing/browning to covers. Hinge towards front of contents is pulled but still fast. Contents clean.

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BRITISH PYRALID MOTHS
Written by Barry Goater. Illustrated by Geoffrey Senior; Robert Dyke.
Stock no. 1827485
Published by Harley Books. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Guide to their Identification. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis plus 8 colour plates. 175 pages including index. ISBN: 0946589089. Boards clean and bright. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. One or two small marks to contents else a nice, clean copy. White pictorial dustwrapper is a bit grubby.

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GRASSHOPPERS & CRICKETS (NN 120)
Written by Ted Benton.
Stock no. 1827268
Published by Collins. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

No. 120 in New Naturalist Series. A comprehensive account of the appearance, variations, behaviour, habitat, life-cycles and distribution of all the native British species of bush-crickets, groundhoppers and grasshoppers. Green cloth gilt title to spine. Colour photos. DVD to rear featuring many aspects of the behaviour of nearly all British species, including song, conflict, courtship behaviour, sex-role reversal and egg-laying. Dark green endpapers with repeating NN logo. ISBN: 9780007277230. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else a lovely copy. DVD present to rear (unknown if it is in working order or not...). Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at top of spine, rear panel is very slightly scuffed.

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BUMBLEBEES (NN 98)
Written by Ted Benton.
Stock no. 1827243
Published by Collins. 1st 2006. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series 98. Examining all aspects of the natural history of bumblebees, from their life cycle to foraging behaviour, their psychology and conservation. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0007174500. Boards clean and bright. Foxing to text block else a lovely clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is clean and bright, a little fading to spine, minor grubby marks to rear panel.

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THE WORLD OF SPIDERS (NN 38)
Written by W.S. Bristowe.
Stock no. 1827241
Published by Collins. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. New Naturalist series. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 14 plates of photographs of which 4 are in colour. 22 half-tone plates and 116 text figures. ISBN: 0002195585. Light mottling to boards. Foxing to text block. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is faded to spine (normal for early editions of NN), minor damp stain to lower edge of rear panel, rear panel lightly browned, foxing to verso (not visible to front).

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DRAGONFLIES (NN 106)
Written by Philip S. Corbet; Stephen J. Brooks.
Stock no. 1827235
Published by Collins. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series 106. A fascinating outlook on the natural history of dragonflies. Green cloth boards. Colour photos, charts, b/w illustrations and distribution charts. Green endpapers with repeating New Naturalist logo. ISBN: 9780007151684. A few minor pale foxspots to top edge of text block else a very nice copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly scuffed at rear panel edges.

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