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New Naturalist Series. Examining all aspects of the natural history of bumblebees, from their life cycle to foraging behaviour, their psychology and conservation. Colour photos. ISBN: 0007174500. Pictorial dustwrapper is very slightly faded to spine (common with this series), lightly rubbed to front flap edge.
No. 120 in New Naturalist Series. A comprehensive account of the appearance, variations, behaviour, habitat, life-cycles and distribution of all the native British species of bush-crickets, groundhoppers and grasshoppers. Green cloth gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007277230. Minor creasing to dustwrapper at base of spine.
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. Green cloth boards unevenly faded. Text block browned. Foxing to prelims and last couple of pages. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned with a few marks, strengthened to verso at corners with large pieces of brown paper tape.
New Naturalist No. 29. Green cloth, gilt titles. Two colour photos and 87 b/w photos. Board corners lightly bumped. Green cloth boards have faint uneven fading (minor). Minor foxing to prelims and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn, slightly faded to spine, top 1.5" of spine has been torn off and re-stuck together with clear tape to verso, loss to top front panel, a few marks present.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Retold from Alexander Teixeira De Mattos' translation of Fabre's "Souvenirs Entomologiques". Green cloth, gilt titles and borders. 12 beautiful tipped in colour plates with tissue guards. 271 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. A few small marks and some slight scuffing to covers. Some foxspots to contents, mainly at page edges.
THE CATERPILLARS OF THE BRITISH BUTTERFLIES INCLUDING THE EGGS, CHRYSALIDS AND FOOD-PLANTS
Written by W.J. Stokoe.
Stock no. 1818329
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1961. Very good condition.
Wayside and Woodland Series. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 248 pages including index. Boards a little grubby. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers.
Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial boards. Covers are slightly grubby. Small chip in surface paper to edge of front cover. Tiny pin hole to rear cover. Contents clean.
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.