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THE WORLD OF SPIDERS (NN 38)
Written by W.S. Bristowe. Illustrated by Arthur Smith.
Stock no. 1821610
Published by Collins. 1st 1958. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
New Naturalist series. Green buckram cloth. 4 coloured photographic plates. 10 b/w plates. 22 half-tone plates and 116 text figures. ISBN: 0002195585. Something small stuck behind front pastedown causing a small indentation to first few pages. Top edge of text block lightly browned with a few foxspots. A few pages have foxing to top margin. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is usual) with a small nick to either side of top of spine, rear panel lightly browned.
THE SPIDERS AND ALLIED ORDERS OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by Theodore H. Savory. Illustrated by Florence M. Brummitt.
Stock no. 2110344
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1935. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Descriptions of every family of British spiders, every species of harvestman and false scorpion, also the more familiar of the British mites. Wayside and Woodland Series. Brown imitation leather with gilt and black titles. 63 figures in colour, 130 illustrations and 61 diagrams. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Partially erased name to front endpaper. Some page browning. Wrapper is price-cut with damp stain to spine and browning; chips to edges and corners.
Journal of the London Natural History Society. Blue cardwraps. Contents include: Group feeding by suburban birds; Hedgerows surviving in Willesden; Grasslands on Barn Hill and Horsenden Hill, Middlesex; Survey of a group of ponds in Epping Forest; Ecological effects of a major insecticide pollution of an Essex river; A preliminary list of Essex Spiders; Bat records for the London area during 1987; plus much more. Crease to title page. Contents fine.
Journal of the London Natural History Society. Green cardwraps. Contents include: Pond restoration and common frog populations at Fryent Country Park Middlesex 1983-1993; Changes in the lichen flora on birch in Northern Epping Forest; Butterflies, dragonflies and Orthoptera in London's East End - population changes 1987-1992; Spiders and disturbance on Hampstead Heath and some other London grasslands; Spider records for the London Area in 1992; and more. A nice, clean copy.
Based upon the story 'How the Sun Came' from American Indian Mythology by Alice Marriott and Carol K. Rachlin. Relates how Grandmother Spider brought fire and light to the animals in the long ago. Matt blue pictorial paper boards. B/w and two tone illustrations. ISBN: 0060250739. Corners lightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents fine. Price-cut wrapper is a little grubby and worn at corners.
A story of Leese Webster, a spider, and the amazing webs she spun. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0575029587. A fantastic copy.