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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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THE STORY OF MIGRATION
Written by E.A.R. Ennion. Illustrated by E.A.R. Ennion.
Stock no. 1816412
Published by George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A simple and direct approach to migration involving birds, mammals, reptiles, rish and insects. Light blue/grey cloth boards, blue title to spine and vignette of swallows to front. B/w illustrations. Light fading to top & tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown mostly hidden by the front flap of dustwrapper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is worn at top of spine and torn, spine is browned. 2" loss to top spine edge of rear panel of dustwrapper, 1" closed tear to top and tail of vertical rear edge of dustwrapper.

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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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BUTTERFLIES (NN 1)
Written by E.B. Ford.
Stock no. 1816336
Published by Collins. 3rd 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Third Edition. New Naturalist series. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5 inches. 368 pages. 87 colour photos, 89 black and white photos, 41 maps and diagrams. A fascinating volume. 2nd reprint of third edition. Name & date in ink to front pastedown hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Foxing to text block. Base of spine lightly faded. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear laminate, browned to spine and rear panel.

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THE WORLD OF THE HONEYBEE (NN 29)
Written by Colin G. Butler.
Stock no. 1816292
Published by Collins. 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 29. Revised edition. Green cloth, gilt titles. Two colour photos and 87 b/w photos. Name & date in ink and foxing to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear sticky back plastic, slightly faded to spine (as is usual) and browned to rear panel.

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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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INSECT MIGRATION (NN 36)
Written by C.B. Williams.
Stock no. 1816289
Published by Collins. 2nd 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. 11 colour illustrations. 22 b/w photos. 49 maps and diagrams. ISBN: 0002131013. Front board bowed inwards and has light markings. Name and date in ink to front pastedown hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Foxing to text block. Slight crinkling of contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear sticky back plastic, is fading to spine (as is usual) and lightly browned to rear panel.

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BUMBLEBEES (NN 40)
Written by John B. Free; Colin G. Butler.
Stock no. 1816258
Published by Collins. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A New Naturalist series no. 40. Green cloth. Illustrated with b/w photographs by Colin G. Butler, Head of the Bee Department at Rathamsted Experimental Station. A most informative guide to locating nests, facilitating capture and guidance on maintenance. This book confirms that bumblebees are social insects whose communities are at a more primitive state of cohesion and organisation than those of honeybees. The book also demonstrates that bumblebees may be easily kept under study conditions. Name & date in ink to front pastedown and is hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Browning and foxing to endpapers. Text block browned, especially top edge. A few foxspots and minor grubby marks to prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear palstic, browned to rear panel and faded to spine.

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MOTHS (NN 30)
Written by E.B. Ford.
Stock no. 2125400
Published by Collins. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. 77 colour photos, 71 b/w photos and 19 maps and diagrams. Green cloth, gilt titles. Damp mark along bottom edge of front cover. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears and chips; small loss to top corner of front panel.

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INSECT NATURAL HISTORY (NN 8)
Written by A.D. Imms.
Stock no. 1610509
Published by Collins. 1st 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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 and corners bumped. Initials in ink to front pastedown. Wrapper is browned to spine, edge creased, and torn at top & tail of spine with a couple of small chips.

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BUTTERFLIES OF SURREY
Written by Graham A. Collins.
Stock no. 1815914
Published by Surrey Wildlife Trust. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A detailed study of all Surrey's butterflies. Identification guide and information about each species and its distribution. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. 87 pages including index. ISBN: 095260650X.

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MORE BEETLES
Written by J.H. Fabre.
Stock no. 1815865
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1922. Very good condition.

Fourth and last volume on Beetles in the Collected English Edition of Fabre's entomological works. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, black title and vignette to front. 322 pages including index. No illustrations. Spine cocked. Edges rubbed. Text block browned.

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