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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.
Contribuitions from the Neotropical Region. Life Sciences series. Green glazed boards. ISBN: 9783319657165. Still in original shrinkwrap (torn with hole to rear and also opened at fore-edge. Spine and corners bumped.
Pictorial boards. Blue pictorial spiderweb endpapers. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss to spine and corners, a bit grubby to rear panel and some slight damp staining. A nice copy of an early reprint.
Pictorial boards. Blue pictorial spiderweb endpapers. B/w illustrations. Boards a little grubby, corners lightly rubbed. Minor foxing to text block. Faint tobacco odour present.
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.
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.
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.