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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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AUSTRALIAN LONGHORN BEETLES (COLEOPTERA: CERAMBYCIDAE): VOLUME 2 SUBFAMILY CERAMBYCINAE
Written by Adam Slipinski; Hermes E. Escalona.
Stock no. 2139831
Published by Csiro Publishing. Circa 2016. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781486304585. Some knocks along cover edges. Bumping with tear along edge of rear cover and to one corner. Contents are still excellent!

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THE WRITINGS, PHOTOGRAPHS & SKETCHES OF HENRY CHARLES HARFORD 1850-1937
Written by David Payne; Emma Payne.
Stock no. 2138083
Published by The Ultimatum Tree Limited. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Including the Anglo Zulu War and his service in India. "The Beetle Collector". Harford led the first attack against the Zulus, causing some confusion in the heat of battle by pausing to collect a rare beetle. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations & photos. A few light marks to covers. Vertical crease to front endpaper, but rest of contents are excellent! Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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