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THE HAWKMOTHS OF THE WESTERN PALAEARCTIC
Written by A.R. Pittaway.
Stock no. 1823567
Published by Harley Books. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Hawkmoths are among the largest, most colourful and striking moths which are very popular among breeders of Lepidoptera. There are fifty-seven species which occur in the western Palaearctic. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0946589216. A couple of minor blemishes to boards. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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MOTHS (NN 90)
Written by Michael E.N. Majerus.
Stock no. 1823471
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition.

New Naturalist No. 90. A comprehensive account of the diverse natural history of these fascinating insects. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002201429. Covers very lightly scuffed, lower front corner laminate peeling (minor).

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THE COLOUR IDENTIFICATION GUIDE TO CATERPILLARS OF THE BRITISH ISLES (MACROLEPIDOPTERA)
Written by Jim Porter.
Stock no. 1823286
Published by Viking; Viking. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photographs. ISBN: 0670875090. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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THE COLOUR IDENTIFICATION GUIDE TO CATERPILLARS OF THE BRITISH ISLES (MACROLEPIDOPTERA)
Written by Jim Porter.
Stock no. 2135356
Published by Viking; Viking. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photographs. ISBN: 0670875090. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner to title page. A few light marks to covers. Wrapper has some fading to spine, with grubby marks in places.

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BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS
Written by Stuart McNeill. Illustrated by Christian Sepp; Jan Christiaan Sepp.
Stock no. 1819072
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1978. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Printed on light brown paper. Colour illustrations. 234 pages. ISBN: 0718116887. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded and browned, a little grubby.

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OF MOTHS AND MEN: AN EVOLUTIONARY TALE
Written by Judith Hooper.
Stock no. 1809430
Published by Fourth Estate. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Intrigue, Tragedy & The Peppered Moth. How the theory of evolution evolved. Cream boards, gilt title to spine. 377 pages including index. B/w plates. ISBN: 1841153923. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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BACO SETA: IL DISCORSO DEL FILO
Written by Enzo Pifferi.
Stock no. 1806217
1st 1988. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Silkworm, text in Italian, English, French and German. Large format. Black boards, yellow titles. B/w illustrations, colour photos.

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BUTTERFLIES GALORE
Written by S.C. Fung.
Stock no. 1803008
Published by S.C.Fung. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Photographic Record of Hong Kong Butterflies and Moths. Grey boards, silver titles. Stunning colour photos. 179 pages. Text in English and Chinese. ISBN: 9628580817. Corners lightly rubbed and bumped, top edges bumped. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-creased and slightly scuffed, small closed tear to top rear edge. A beautiful book.

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MOTHS (NN 90)
Written by Michael E.N. Majerus.
Stock no. 820156
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. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is very lightly scuffed.

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EMPEROR MOTHS OF SOUTH AND SOUTH CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by Elliot Pinhey.
Stock no. 663603
Published by C. Struik. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w pictures. Brown cloth. ISBN: 0869770160. Yellow pictorial wrapper - rear wrapper flap almost detached. Corners bumped

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THE MAGIC MOTH
Written by Virginia Lee. Illustrated by Richard Cuffari.
Stock no. 713130
Published by Longman Young Books. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A direct, honest, unsentimental story about death and its aftermath. Cream boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0582164729. Edges very slightly rubbed. Dustwrapper edge-rubbed and grubby, closed tear to rear edge with tape repair on verso.

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