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BRITISH MOTHS AND BUTTERFLIES: A PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE
Written by Chris Manley.
Stock no. 1828278
Published by A & C Black Publishers. 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Packed with stunning photographs, a comprehensive collection of British moth and butterfly images. More than 1,420 species, including 850 macros, 74 butterflies and 500 micros. Also includes photos of 314 species of caterpillars, pupae and eggs. Concise text includes wingspans, status and distribution, flight periods, habitats and larval foodplants. Black pictorial cardwraps. Full of stunning colour photos. ISBN: 9780713686364. Reprint. Name and date in ink to inside of front cover 'Brian Sawford', well-known local naturalist. Covers a little scuffed. Contents clean.

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AN INDEXED LIST OF BRITISH BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS
Written by J.D. Bradley; D.S. Fletcher.
Stock no. 1828277
Published by Kedleston Press. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

Provides Lepidopterists with a convenient name-check of the 2,500 or more species of Lepidoptera on the British list at the time of publication. Scientific & English names. Yellow cardwraps. Black title to front, no title to spine. 118 pages. ISBN: 1870135008. Uneven fading to covers, contents clean.

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BEETLES OF THE BRITISH ISLES (TWO VOLUMES)
Written by E.F. Linssen.
Stock no. 1828261
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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. Speckled text block. Series two has a minor knock to lower front board. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Front endpaper of both volumes has an 'Acc no' written in ink to top (neat). Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrappers are edge-rubbed with a few small splits, slight fading to spines, slight grubbiness to rear panels. Overall, a lovely set.

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COLORED PLATES OF THE BUTTERFLIES OF THE WEST COAST
Written by W.G. Wright.
Stock no. 1828249
Published by W.G. Wright. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Being Actual Photographs, Life-size, and in all Their Natural Colors. The colored plates herein are Sample Copies of the plates which form the illustrations of "The Butterflies of the West Coast," by the same author, and these plates in sets are now offered as an abridgement of that book. Burgundy cloth boards, black title to front board, spine is untitled. 32 colour plates. Spine lightly faded and shelf-worn to top & tail. Boards have some marks, giving a grubby appearance. Endpapers & text block browned. Front joint just starting to crack. Contemporary gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some browning to contents. All plates present.

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THE MOTHS AND BUTTERFLIES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND VOLUME 7 PART I
Written by A. Maitland Emmet; John Heath. Illustrated by Richard Lewington; Timothy Freed.
Stock no. 1828184
Published by Harley Books. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w illustrations. A comprehensive illustrated handbook to fascinate the naturalist and butterfly lover. Hesperiidae - Nymphalidae The Butterflies. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ix and 370 pages. ISBN: 0946589259. Endpapers and text block lightly browned. Name & date in ink to front endpaper (of well-known naturalist Brian R. Sawford). Contents otherwise clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and lightly edge-creased.

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THE INSECT LEGION
Written by Malcolm Burr.
Stock no. 1827986
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1939. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

At the time of writing, insects were the cause of half the world's mortality, each year they destroyed enough food to supply 200 million people. In this book, Dr. Malcolm Burr tells the story of The Insect Legion with scientific authority and in a most attractive style. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Boards clean. Spine slightly cocked. Text block, endpapers and plate margins browned. Small name in ink to front pastedown. Some foxspots present else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn with a few chips and edge-tears, grubby.

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BUTTERFLY LANDSCAPES: A CELEBRATON OF BRITISH BUTTERFLIES PAINTED IN NATURAL HABITAT
Written by Richard Tratt. Illustrated by Richard Tratt.
Stock no. 1827833
Published by Langford Press. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A feast for the eyes, featuring over 200 paintings. Large format. Olive green boards with gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 190407815X. Board corners lightly rubbed. Minor knock to lower edge of boards and a minor indentation. Tiny spot to title page and facing page. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby, slightly faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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BUTTERFLIES (NN 1)
Written by E.B. Ford.
Stock no. 1827690
Published by Collins. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth covers. 368 pages. 56 colour photos, 24 black and white plates, 32 distribution maps, and 9 other diagrams. A fascinating volume. Boards clean. Text block browned and a little grubby. Gift inscription in ink to front pastedown is mostly hidden by the front flap of the dustwrapper. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned, a little rubbed at spine edges, tiny chip and minor creasing to top of spine, spine is very lightly faded, couple of tiny closed tears to lower edge of rear panel. Overall a very nice example.

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COLLECTING AND BREEDING BUTTERFLIES & MOTHS
Written by Brian Worthington-Stuart.
Stock no. 1827625
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Wayside and Woodland series. Glue to front board holding down cloth is starting to dry out (cloth moves slightly). Spine is lightly sunned. Text block lightly browned. A few minor foxspots and some light browning to prelims. Blue dustwrapper with pictorial onlay to front is creased, a couple of small closed tears to lower edge (no loss) and a little marked.

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BUTTERFLIES AMD MOTHS OF THE WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND
Written by W.J. Stokoe.
Stock no. 1827621
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1939. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Wayside and Woodland series. Blue cloth boards, black titles and vignette to front board lower corner. Colour plates. Boards a little spotted and browned. Base of spine shelf-worn. Name & address in ink and bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing mainly to prelims and text block. Contents are generally clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn with a few small chips, a bit grubby.

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BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS OF DERBYSHIRE PART 3
Written by F. Harrison; M.J. Sterling.
Stock no. 1827493
Published by Derbyshire Entomological Society. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Microlepidoptera Moths of Derbyshire. White pictorial cardwraps. A survey. No illustrations. ISBN: 0951114123. Minor foxing to text block. Rear cover lightly scuffed. Overall a nice copy.

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THE MOTHS AND BUTTERFLIES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND VOLUME I
Written by John Heath. Illustrated by Brian Hargreaves; Maureen Lane.
Stock no. 1827492
Published by Harley Books. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations, distribution maps and photos. Micropterigidae - Heliozelidae. One of the most important works in the history of British entomological publishing. ISBN: 0946589151. Covers browned. Text block a little grubby and foxed to top edge. Foxing to endpapers else contents clean.

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