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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.

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FLIES OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Charles N. Colyer; Cyril O. Hammond.
Stock no. 1824126
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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INSECT LIFE
Written by Arthur Smith. Illustrated by Arthur Smith.
Stock no. 1323331
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1950. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 66. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. There is a library label (unused) stuck to the inside front cover. Otherwise a nice, clean copy.

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INSECTS A CLOSE-UP LOOK
Written by Peter Seymour. Illustrated by Jean Cassels Helmer.
Stock no. 2140834
Published by Child's Play (International) Ltd.. Circa 1984. Almost very good condition.

A Pop-up Science Book. Green glazed pictorial boards. Pop-up scenes and moveable parts. Paper Engingeering by John Strejan. ISBN: 0859532100. Grasshopper tab is stiff/not working, rest are very good.

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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.

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THE SIREX WOODWASP AND ITS FUNGAL SYMBIONT
Written by Bernard Slippers; Peter De Groot; Michael John Wingfield.
Stock no. 2140401
Published by Springer. Circa 2011. Fine condition.

Research and Management of a Worldwide Invasive Pest. ISBN: 9789400719590. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! Some tears now to shrink wrap.

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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.

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FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS
Written by Mrs. Rodolph Stawell; Dr. R. Macfie; J.H. Fabre. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1323068
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

Retold from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos' Translation of Fabre's "Souvenirs Entomologiques" by Mrs. R.Stawell. Cream cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations. Embossed vignette of dragonfly to rear board. 12 colour plates. vii and 184 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some light scuffing/marking of covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers are browned. Foxing to textblock and page margins. Plates fine.

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BUTTERFLIES IN BRITAIN
Written by Richard Chopping. Illustrated by Richard Chopping.
Stock no. 2139942
Published by Penguin. Circa 1947. Very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial boards. Spine is browned. Top corners of pages and covers are a bit bumped.

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BUTTERFLIES OF THE NEOTROPICAL REGION PART 1
Written by Bernard D'Abrera.
Stock no. 2139832
Published by Lansdowne. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Very large format. Papilionidae & Pieridae. Packed with colour photos. ISBN: 0701810335. Front cover a little bowed. Some marks to covers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some nicks and chips; large tear along rear edge of spine; repaired with tape.

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AUSTRALIAN LONGHORN BEETLES (COLEOPTERA: CERAMBYCIDAE): VOLUME 2 SUBFAMILY CERAMBYCINAE
Written by Adam Slipinski; Hermes E. Escalona.
Stock no. 2139831
Published by Csiro Publishing. Circa 2016. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781486304585. Some knocks along cover edges. Bumping with tear along edge of rear cover and to one corner. Contents are still excellent!

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