WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND SERIES
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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.
Wayside & Woodland Series. Maroon leatherette covers with gilt titles and vignettes. First series - comprises The Superfamilies Caraboidea, Palpicornia, Staphylinoidea and Diversicornia. Second Series - comprises - The Superfamilies Clavicornia, Heteromera, Lamellicornia, Phytophaga and Rhynchophora, and Including the Strepsiptera. Colour and b/w plates with numerous text figures and diagrams. A few light marks to top edges of volume 1, the covers of which are still very bright. The covers of volume 2 are just a little dulled but otherwise clean and bright. Spine and corners of both volumes are a tinyb it bumped and rubbed. Evidence of old (partially erased) pencil prices to front free-endpapers else contents are clean. A nice set.
BIRDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES AND THEIR EGGS
Written by T.A. Coward; J.A.G. Barnes. Illustrated by Archibald Thorburn; et al..
Stock no. 1822353
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Colour illustrations and b/w photos. Based on the original 3 volume work by Coward. Brown cloth, gilt titles and decoration. 359 pages including index. ISBN: 0723209995. Boards clean and bright. Browning to text block and endpapers. Strong musty odour present else contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned and faded to spine.
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.
Green cloth with gilt and black titles. Gilt vignette of fox head to front board. Colour and b/w plates. The Wayside and Woodland Series. Some wear to cover edges and corners. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Wrapper has large tear to spine (almost torn in half); browned to spine; small pieces of loss to top of spine.