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BEETLES OF THE BRITISH ISLES (TWO VOLUMES)
Written by E.F. Linssen.
Stock no. 1323257
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1959. Very good condition.

Wayside & Woodland Series. Maroon leatherette covers with gilt titles and vignettes. First series - comprises The Superfamilies Caraboidea, Palpicornia, Staphylinoidea and Diversicornia. Second Series - comprises - The Superfamilies Clavicornia, Heteromera, Lamellicornia, Phytophaga and Rhynchophora, and Including the Strepsiptera. Colour and b/w plates with numerous text figures and diagrams. A few light marks to top edges of volume 1, the covers of which are still very bright. The covers of volume 2 are just a little dulled but otherwise clean and bright. Spine and corners of both volumes are a tinyb it bumped and rubbed. Evidence of old (partially erased) pencil prices to front free-endpapers else contents are clean. A nice set.

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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 OBSERVER'S BOOK OF INSECTS OF THE BRITISH ISLES (CYANAMID WRAPPER)
Written by E.F. Linssen. Illustrated by Gordon Riley.
Stock no. 2130454
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers book no. 17. New edition. With over 150 colour illustrations and 96 line drawings and 30 photographs. In rare advertising wrapper. With a section on spiders. ISBN: 072321574X. Small bump along bottom edge of front cover and to spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with edge-creasing and a few chips and nicks.

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