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THE WORLD OF SPIDERS (NN 38)
Written by W.S. Bristowe.
Stock no. 1815210
Published by Collins. 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth. 14 plates of photographs or which 4 are in colour. 22 half-tone plates and 116 text figures. Revised edition. ISBN: 0002132567. Pages 87-90 not bound in but present (binding fault). Large inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some hinges pulled but binding tight. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine (as is usual) with a few brown marks to rear panel.

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A HISTORY OF THE SPIDERS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Written by John Blackwall.
Stock no. 2114977
Published by The Ray Society London; Robert Hardwicke. 1859. Almost very good condition.

Combined volume. Large format. 29 beautiful hand-coloured plates, gathered together and bound in after index to back of book. Leather spine, with raised bands. Blue cloth covers, gilt titles. Wear to leather on spine - split to top. Wear to leather corners also. A few damp marks to prelims; square pieces of a few pages of prelims have been neatly cut out. Some foxing. Colour plates are all present - but Plates XIII and XXV are both detached.

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CHARLOTTE'S WEB
Written by E.B. White. Illustrated by Garth Williams.
Stock no. 2111629
Published by Harper & Bros. 1st USA 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beige cloth with blue titles. Blue decorated endpapers. B/w text illustrations. A charming story of Charlotte the spider and how she helps Wilbur the pig. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little foxing and browning to pages, mostly at edges. Wrapper is creased and grubby, with browning and edge-tears; minimal loss.

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THE SPIDERS AND ALLIED ORDERS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Theodore H. Savory. Illustrated by Florence M. Brummitt.
Stock no. 2110344
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Descriptions of every family of British spiders, every species of harvestman and false scorpion, also the more familiar of the British mites. Wayside and Woodland Series. Brown imitation leather with gilt and black titles. 63 figures in colour, 130 illustrations and 61 diagrams. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Partially erased name to front endpaper. Some page browning. Wrapper is price-cut with damp stain to spine and browning; chips to edges and corners.

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THE LONDON NATURALIST No. 67 FOR THE YEAR 1987
Written by K.H. Hyatt.
Stock no. 1806074
Published by London Natural History Society. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

Journal of the London Natural History Society. Blue cardwraps. Contents include: Group feeding by suburban birds; Hedgerows surviving in Willesden; Grasslands on Barn Hill and Horsenden Hill, Middlesex; Survey of a group of ponds in Epping Forest; Ecological effects of a major insecticide pollution of an Essex river; A preliminary list of Essex Spiders; Bat records for the London area during 1987; plus much more. Crease to title page. Contents fine.

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THE LONDON NATURALIST No. 72 FOR THE YEAR 1992
Written by K.H. Hyatt.
Stock no. 1806062
Published by London Natural History Society. 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Journal of the London Natural History Society. Green cardwraps. Contents include: Pond restoration and common frog populations at Fryent Country Park Middlesex 1983-1993; Changes in the lichen flora on birch in Northern Epping Forest; Butterflies, dragonflies and Orthoptera in London's East End - population changes 1987-1992; Spiders and disturbance on Hampstead Heath and some other London grasslands; Spider records for the London Area in 1992; and more. A nice, clean copy.

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SPIDER IN THE SKY
Written by Anne Rose. Illustrated by Gail Owens.
Stock no. 1805487
Published by Harper & Row. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based upon the story 'How the Sun Came' from American Indian Mythology by Alice Marriott and Carol K. Rachlin. Relates how Grandmother Spider brought fire and light to the animals in the long ago. Matt blue pictorial paper boards. B/w and two tone illustrations. ISBN: 0060250739. Corners lightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents fine. Price-cut wrapper is a little grubby and worn at corners.

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THE COMITY OF SPIDERS (2 VOLS)
Written by William Syer Bristowe.
Stock no. 1804767
Published by The Ray Society London. 1st 1939. Very good condition.

Two volumes, volume I published 1939, volume II published 1941. Printed for The Ray Society for the Publication of Works on Natural History and issued to subscribers (No's 128 and 129 of the series). Vol I 19 b/w plates and 15 text-figures, Vol II 3 b/w plates and 81 text-figures. A detailed study. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and Ray Society monogram in gilt to front covers. Small, tidy presentation inscription in pencil to front endpapers. All plates present, contents clean. Uneven fading to spines but gilt titles still bright. A nice set.

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LEESE WEBSTER
Written by Ursula Le Guin. Illustrated by James Brunsman.
Stock no. 383906
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st UK 1981. As new condition.

A story of Leese Webster, a spider, and the amazing webs she spun. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0575029587. A fantastic copy.

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