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New Naturalist No. 90. A comprehensive account of the diverse natural history of these fascinating insects. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002201429. Covers very lightly scuffed, lower front corner laminate peeling (minor).
A book of absorbing interest dealing with the natural history of the insects of the British Isles. 106 colour and 104 b/w photos, 8 distribution maps and 40 diagrams. 317 pages includes index. Cover lightly faded. Text block browned. Minor foxing to endpapers and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine with chips to top & tail, rear panel is slightly grubby.
SAPROXYLIC BEETLES: THEIR ROLE AND DIVERSITY IN EUROPEAN WOODLAND AND TREE HABITATS
Written by J. Buse; K.N.A. Alexander; T. Ranius; T. Assmann.
Stock no. 2135528
Published by Pensoft Publishers. 1st 2009. Very good condition.
Proceedings of the 5th Symposium and Workshop on the Conservation of Saproxylic Beetles. Card wraps. B/w and colour photos. B/w maps and tables. ISBN: 9546425079. Some wear and creasing along cover edges.
Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial boards. Slight wear to corners. Contents clean.
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 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.
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.
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.