ANTS (NN 59)
by M.V. Brian
Illustrated by Gordon Riley
Published by Collins. 1st. 1977
Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper. A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth. Dr. Brian considers the most recent research on the zoology, ecology & social life of the group, as well as the relationship of ants to other insects. Particular emphasis is given to the importance of communication in 'ant society'. Complex distribution maps. 16 b/w plates and 2 specially commissioned colour plates by Gordon Riley.
Foxing to text block especially top edge else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine (as is usual within this series). Dustwrapper is covered with publisher's clear plastic, stuck down to edges at verso, glue has slightly bled through on rear panel.
Stock no. 1816254