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INSECTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Written by Clarke H. Scholtz; Erik Holm.
Stock no. 1821276
Published by Butterworths. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Brown pictorial cloth boards, light brown titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 502 pages including index. ISBN: 0409104876. Board corners lightly bumped, lower edge of boards lightly rubbed. Text block lightly browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper slightly faded.

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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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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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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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FIELD GUIDE TO THE BUTTERFLIES AND OTHER INSECTS OF BRITAIN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821224
Published by Reader's Digest. 1993. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Reader's Digest Nature Lover's Library. Oblong format. Grey cloth spine, gilt title. Pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations and photos throughout. ISBN: 0276360079. Reprint. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BEEKEEPING
Written by Jeremy Evans; Sheila Berrett.
Stock no. 1821132
Published by Unwin Hyman. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A practical guide to the first three years of beekeeping. Cream cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos, b/w diagrams. ISBN: 0044403747. Remains of old label to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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LADYBIRDS (NN 81)
Written by Michael E.N. Majerus.
Stock no. 1319502
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 81. 16 colour plates and over 150 b/w photos and drawings. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 369 pages including index. ISBN: 0002199343. Dustwrapper spine is sunned causing slight discolouration. Light foxing to top edge of textblock.

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FABRE'S BOOK OF INSECTS
Written by Mrs. Rodolph Stawell; Dr. R. Macfie; J.H. Fabre. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 1819857
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

Retold from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos' Translation of Fabre's "Souvenirs Entomologiques" by Mrs. R.Stawell. Cream cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations. Embossed vignette of dragonfly to rear board. 12 colour plates. vii and 184 pages. Covers slightly grubby and a little scuffed. Text block browned. Contemporary gift inscription in ink to free front endpaper has bled through to imprint on half-title page. Foxing to endpapers. Half-title page and last page heavily browned. A few margin marks. All plates present. Plate opposite page 64 (Psyche) has a closed tear to the mount which has been expertly repaired.

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