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Large format. Olive green boards with gilt title to spine. A Celebration of British Butterflies Painted In Natural Habitat. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 190407815X. Spine and corners bumped, slight fading to cover edges and slight rubbing to corners. Lower edge of textblock is very slightly grubby and top edge is slightly spotted else contents fine. Dustwrapper is very faded to spine and front panel, has a piece torn to top of spine and is slightly edge worn/creased. Barcode label to rear panel of wrapper.
CARABID BEETLE ACTIVITY-DENSITY AND DIVERSITY IN NORTHERN HARDWOOD FORESTS
Written by Holly A. Petrillo.
Stock no. 1324011
Published by Vdm Verlag. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.
The influence of Forest Type, Disturbance, and Microhabitat Features on Carabid Density and Diversity in Northern Hardwood Forests. Cardwraps. 100 pages. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 9783836474269. Neat barcode label to rear cover.
THE CATERPILLARS OF BRITISH MOTHS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by W.J. Stokoe; G.H.T. Stovin. Illustrated by J.C. Dollman.
Stock no. 1323742
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition.
Series I and II. Blue imitation leather cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w plates. 408 pages plus 381 pages. Wayside and Woodland Series. Spine and corners bumped. Small dent to top edge of front cover. Foxing to endpapers. Front joint (between front and title-page) of volume 1 is cracked. A few light marks to covers.
THE CATERPILLARS OF THE BRITISH BUTTERFLIES
Written by W.J. Stokoe. Illustrated by J.C. Dollman.
Stock no. 1323741
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Wayside and Woodland Series. Including The Eggs Chrysalids & Food-Plants. Blue leather-look cloth, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 248 pages. A couple of very light marks to covers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso and a little edge rubbed.
GRASSHOPPERS, CRICKETS AND COCKROACHES OF THE BRITISH ISLES (WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND SERIES)
Written by David R. Ragge. Illustrated by H.D. Swain.
Stock no. 1824242
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Burgundy imitation leather boards with gilt titles, gilt vignette to front. 22 colour plates and 130 text figures. Top edge red. Larger format for this series... 8.75" x 6". Includes a companion vinyl record "Songs of the British Grasshoppers & Crickets". Boards clean and bright. Text block browned with minor foxing. Vertical crease to plate X towards the gutter edge. Contents are clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small closed tears and is browned. Record is present but not checked if it works.
BRITISH PYRALID AND PLUME MOTHS
Written by Bryan P. Beirne. Illustrated by S.N.A. Jacobs.
Stock no. 1824127
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front. Wayside and Woodland series. 216 colour specimens, 16 plates. 207 pages. Boards clean and bright. Scattered foxing, mainly to prelims and endpapers. Text block browned. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, scuffed, closed tear to top rear edge of spine.
Burgundy cloth, gilt titles and fly vignette to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. Wayside and Woodland Series. 383 pages including index. A few small marks to boards. Gilt is still bright. Text block browned. A few scattered foxspots to contents and a few grubby marks e.g. page 15 (see photo). Contents generally very nice. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, lightly faded to spine, lightly scuffed, front flap has had tape on it at some point which has stained the flap vertically with some loss of surface paper.
LAND AND WATER BUGS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by T.R.E. Southwood. Illustrated by H.D. Swain; P. Entwistle; H.M. Entwishle; T.R.E. Southwood; Dennis Leston.
Stock no. 1824125
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Wayside and Woodland Series. Green leather-look covers with gilt and black titles. With 32 coloured plates by Swain. 31 b/w plates and 153 text figures by Entwistle and the authors. Text block mottled green. Boards bright. Text block browned. Small pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and edge-worn with a few closed tears and slight surface paper loss, tape mark to lower spine.
Wayside & Woodland Series. Maroon leatherette covers with gilt titles and vignettes. First series - comprises The Superfamilies Caraboidea, Palpicornia, Staphylinoidea and Diversicornia. Second Series - comprises - The Superfamilies Clavicornia, Heteromera, Lamellicornia, Phytophaga and Rhynchophora, and Including the Strepsiptera. Colour and b/w plates with numerous text figures and diagrams. A few light marks to top edges of volume 1, the covers of which are still very bright. The covers of volume 2 are just a little dulled but otherwise clean and bright. Spine and corners of both volumes are a tinyb it bumped and rubbed. Evidence of old (partially erased) pencil prices to front free-endpapers else contents are clean. A nice set.
THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF COMMON BRITISH INSECTS AND SPIDERS
Written by E.F. Linssen; L. Hugh Newman.
Stock no. 2140429
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Observer No. 17. 64 plates which 32 are in colour. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears; foxed and browned.
Research and Management of a Worldwide Invasive Pest. ISBN: 9789400719590. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! Some tears now to shrink wrap.
THE MOTHS AND BUTTERFLIES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND VOLUME 9
Written by John Heath; A. Maitland Emmet. Illustrated by Brian Hargreaves; Maureen Lane.
Stock no. 2140180
Published by Harley Books. 1st thus 1983. Almost very good condition.
Card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. Sphingidae - Noctuidae Noctuinae and Hadeninae. Covers several important families of the larger species. Previously published by Curwen Books in 1979. ISBN: 094658916X. Spine and cover edges are browned. Some creasing.