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WILTSHIRE BEETLES: HISTORY, STATUS, DISTRIBUTION AND USE IN SITE ASSESSMENT
Written by Michael Darby.
Stock no. 1821271
Published by Malthouse Books. 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Revised Edition. Listing 1,839 species with information on locations, dates and names of recorders. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. viii and 345 pages. ISBN: 9780955850615.

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ANIMAL EYES
Written by Michael F. Land; Dan-Eric Nilsson.
Stock no. 1821270
Published by Oxford University Press. 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Oxford Animal Biology Series. A comparative account of all the types of eye in the animal kingdom, which includes their optical systems, form and function, ecology and evolution. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos, illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 0198509685. Reprint.

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A FIELD GUIDE IN COLOUR TO BEETLES
Written by K.W. Harde; P.M. Hammond. Illustrated by F. Severa.
Stock no. 1821269
Published by Blitz Editions. 1st thus 1998. Very good condition.

English edition edited by Hammond. White pictorial cardwraps. Over colour 1,080 illustrations. 333 pages including index. ISBN: 1856054489. Browning to covers. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean.

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A CHECK LIST OF BRITISH INSECTS
Written by Georeg Sidney Kloet; Walter Douglas Hincks.
Stock no. 1821268
Published by T. Buncle & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1945. Very good condition.

Red suede limp boards, gilt title to spine. All edges gilt. Printed on thin tissue paper. lix and 483 pages including subscribers list to rear. Spine slightly faded, boards a little grubby. Minor nibble to lower corner of text block. Book plate to front pastedown. Front hinge starting to pull but binding tight.

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HABITAT CONSERVATION FOR INSECTS - A NEGLECTED GREEN ISSUE
Written by Reg Fry.
Stock no. 1821267
Published by Amateur Entomologist's Society. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Amateur Entomologist Volume 21. The purpose of this book is to meet a fundamental need in wildlife conservation: the need for insects and other invertebrates to be accorded a status commensurate with their ecological importance and with the simple reality that they constitute by far the greater part of the world's fauna. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour photos. ISBN: 0900054522. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased across top edge and slightly faded to spine.

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BRITISH BEETLES THEIR HOMES AND HABITS
Written by Norman H. Joy.
Stock no. 1821266
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1933. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Including chapters on how to identify, collect and study. B/w photos and illustrations. Green cloth boards, top edge green. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Text block lightly browned. Hinges pulled. A few foxspots and margin marks present. All plates present. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is heavily browned, stained and is worn at edges with loss to top of spine.

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BRITISH RED DATA: BOOK 2. INSECTS
Written by D.B. Shirt.
Stock no. 1821265
Published by Nature Conservancy Council. 1987. Very good condition.

Britain's most endangered species. Edited by D.B. Shirt. Red glazed boards, black titles. B/w photos of landscape. xliv & 402 pages including index. ISBN: 0861393805. Corners bumped & rubbed, top corners boards exposed. A few marks to text block. Contents fine.

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KEYS TO AGARICS AND BOLETI
Written by Meinhard Moser.
Stock no. 1821264
Published by Roger Phillips. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition.

Polyporales, Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales. Green leatherette, gilt titles. 535 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0950848603. Text block browned.

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THE NEW FOREST (NN 73)
Written by Colin R. Tubbs.
Stock no. 1821263
Published by Collins. 1988. Very good condition.

New Naturalist series. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002193701. Reprint. Spine lightly creased, edges of covers lightly rubbed. Joints cracked (glued binding dry). One hinge pulled but binding tight.

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BRITISH BEETLES
Written by E.C. Rye; Canon Fowler.
Stock no. 1821262
Published by L. Reeve & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1890. Almost very good condition.

An Introduction to the Study of Our Indigenous Coleoptera. Second Edition, Revised and in Part Re-Written by Rev. Canon Fowler. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt vignette of large stag beetle to front. 16 colour plates to rear. Edges rubbed & lightly worn. Boards lightly scuffed. Text block browned. Joints cracked but not broken. Contemporary inscription in ink to front endpaper. All plates present. A few margin marks.

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GLOUCESTER DOCKS: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Hugh Conway-Jones.
Stock no. 1821260
Published by Alan Sutton; Gloucestershire County Library. 1st 1984. Very good condition.

County Library Series. A fascinating and, at times, dramatic story of the Gloucester Docks which began in the summer of 1794. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 181 pages plus publisher adverts to rear. ISBN: 0862990858. SIGNED by the author to half-title page (no dedication). Text block lightly browned. A used copy.

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ENGLAND'S GLORY: THE MORELAND STORY
Written by Peter Campion.
Stock no. 1821259
Published by Tempus. 1st 2005. Fine condition.

History of Gloucestershire's Moreland dynasty of match manufacturers. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 0752435671. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to half-title page.

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