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THE DICTIONARY OF BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS IN COLOUR
Written by Allan Watson; Paul E.S. Whalley.
Stock no. 1818342
Published by Peerage Books. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Some 2000 entries. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0907408621. Corners rubbed, lower rear edge of board bumped. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is creased across top edge.

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THE CATERPILLARS OF THE BRITISH BUTTERFLIES INCLUDING THE EGGS, CHRYSALIDS AND FOOD-PLANTS
Written by W.J. Stokoe.
Stock no. 1818329
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1961. Very good condition.

Wayside and Woodland Series. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 248 pages including index. Boards a little grubby. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF COMMON INSECTS AND SPIDERS
Written by E.F. Linssen; L. Hugh Newman.
Stock no. 1318267
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers book no. 17. Outlining all the British orders with 64 plates including 32 colour plates. Revised edition. ISBN: 0723200599. Pale browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased and price-cut.

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BUTTERFLIES IN BRITAIN
Written by Richard Chopping. Illustrated by Richard Chopping.
Stock no. 1318088
Published by Penguin. Circa 1947. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial boards. Covers are slightly grubby. Small chip in surface paper to edge of front cover. Tiny pin hole to rear cover. Contents clean.

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BUMBLEBEES (NN 98)
Written by Ted Benton.
Stock no. 1817564
Published by Collins. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Colour photos. ISBN: 0007174500. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and scuffing to rear panel.

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GRASSHOPPERS & CRICKETS (NN120)
Written by Ted Benton.
Stock no. 1817552
Published by Collins. As new condition in a as new dustwrapper.

Green cloth gilt title to spine. No. 120 in New Naturalist Series. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007277230. Still in original shrinkwrap!

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF INSECTS OF THE BRITISH ISLES (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by E.F. Linssen. Illustrated by Gordon Riley.
Stock no. 2130454
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers book no. 17. New edition. With over 150 colour illustrations and 96 line drawings and 30 photographs. In rare advertising wrapper. With a section on spiders. ISBN: 072321574X. Small bump along bottom edge of front cover and to spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with edge-creasing and a few chips and nicks.

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THE INSECTS: AN OUTLINE OF ENTOMOLOGY
Written by P.J. Gullan; P.S. Cranston. Illustrated by K. Hansen McInnes.
Stock no. 1817541
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

For students contemplating entomology as a career and also those in higher education for which the study of insects is prominent. Cardwraps. B/w diagrams and illustrations. ISBN: 0412493608. Reprint. A nice, clean copy.

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MOTHS (NN 90)
Written by Michael E.N. Majerus.
Stock no. 1817299
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 90. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002201410. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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SYNOPSES OF THE BRITISH FAUNA No. 6 - LUMBRICIDAE (ANNELIDA)
Written by L. Cernosvitov; A.C. Evans.
Stock no. 2127993
Published by Linnean Society of London. 1947. Very good condition.

Card wraps. With a Key to the Common Species (of earthworms). B/w illustrations. Browning to cover edges.

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INSECT NATURAL HISTORY (NN 8)
Written by A.D. Imms.
Stock no. 2126149
Published by Collins. 2nd 1956. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Second edition. A book of absorbing interest dealing with the natural history of the insects of the British Isles. 106 colour and 104 b/w photos, 8 distribution maps and 40 diagrams. 317 pages includes index. Spine is unevenly faded and yellowed. Some marks along cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is covered with clear adhesive film and is browned to spine; some film is starting to come away at verso.

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MOTHS (NN 30)
Written by E.B. Ford.
Stock no. 1816291
Published by Collins. 3rd 1972. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. 77 colour photos, 71 b/w photos and 19 maps and diagrams. Green cloth, gilt titles. 3rd edition. ISBN: 0002194716. Browned impression to front endpaper from publishers price label on front flap of dustwrapper. Browning and foxing to text block. Some foxing to contents. Bright price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear plastic stuck to verso of dustwrapper.

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