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GRASSHOPPERS, CRICKETS AND COCKROACHES OF THE BRITISH ISLES (WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND SERIES)
Written by David R. Ragge. Illustrated by H.D. Swain.
Stock no. 1824242
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Burgundy imitation leather boards with gilt titles, gilt vignette to front. 22 colour plates and 130 text figures. Top edge red. Larger format for this series... 8.75" x 6". Includes a companion vinyl record "Songs of the British Grasshoppers & Crickets". Boards clean and bright. Text block browned with minor foxing. Vertical crease to plate X towards the gutter edge. Contents are clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small closed tears and is browned. Record is present but not checked if it works.
BRITISH PYRALID AND PLUME MOTHS
Written by Bryan P. Beirne. Illustrated by S.N.A. Jacobs.
Stock no. 1824127
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front. Wayside and Woodland series. 216 colour specimens, 16 plates. 207 pages. Boards clean and bright. Scattered foxing, mainly to prelims and endpapers. Text block browned. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, scuffed, closed tear to top rear edge of spine.
Burgundy cloth, gilt titles and fly vignette to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. Wayside and Woodland Series. 383 pages including index. A few small marks to boards. Gilt is still bright. Text block browned. A few scattered foxspots to contents and a few grubby marks e.g. page 15 (see photo). Contents generally very nice. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, lightly faded to spine, lightly scuffed, front flap has had tape on it at some point which has stained the flap vertically with some loss of surface paper.
LAND AND WATER BUGS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by T.R.E. Southwood. Illustrated by H.D. Swain; P. Entwistle; H.M. Entwishle; T.R.E. Southwood; Dennis Leston.
Stock no. 1824125
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Wayside and Woodland Series. Green leather-look covers with gilt and black titles. With 32 coloured plates by Swain. 31 b/w plates and 153 text figures by Entwistle and the authors. Text block mottled green. Boards bright. Text block browned. Small pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and edge-worn with a few closed tears and slight surface paper loss, tape mark to lower spine.
Puffin Picture Book No. 66. Pictorial paperwraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. There is a library label (unused) stuck to the inside front cover. Otherwise a nice, clean copy.
A Pop-up Science Book. Green glazed pictorial boards. Pop-up scenes and moveable parts. Paper Engingeering by John Strejan. ISBN: 0859532100. Grasshopper tab is stiff/not working, rest are very good.
THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF COMMON BRITISH INSECTS AND SPIDERS
Written by E.F. Linssen; L. Hugh Newman.
Stock no. 2140429
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Observer No. 17. 64 plates which 32 are in colour. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears; foxed and browned.
Research and Management of a Worldwide Invasive Pest. ISBN: 9789400719590. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! Some tears now to shrink wrap.
THE MOTHS AND BUTTERFLIES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND VOLUME 9
Written by John Heath; A. Maitland Emmet. Illustrated by Brian Hargreaves; Maureen Lane.
Stock no. 2140180
Published by Harley Books. 1st thus 1983. Almost very good condition.
Card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. Sphingidae - Noctuidae Noctuinae and Hadeninae. Covers several important families of the larger species. Previously published by Curwen Books in 1979. ISBN: 094658916X. Spine and cover edges are browned. Some creasing.
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. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some light scuffing/marking of covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers are browned. Foxing to textblock and page margins. Plates fine.
Puffin Picture Book No. 29. Pictorial boards. Spine is browned. Top corners of pages and covers are a bit bumped.
Very large format. Papilionidae & Pieridae. Packed with colour photos. ISBN: 0701810335. Front cover a little bowed. Some marks to covers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some nicks and chips; large tear along rear edge of spine; repaired with tape.