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The Mount Tomah Book

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Mount Tomah Society & The Royal Botanic Gardens: 1987

Seller ID: 006269


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 128, paperback, covers slightly faded and very slightly worn, a long inscription on the front endpaper. [A useful general guide to the history, flora, insects and birds of the area.] View more info

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Report of Insect Pests of Crops in England and Wales, 1938 - 1943 (Ministry of Agriculture Technical Bulletin number 5)

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007351


pp vi, 91, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

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Beetles Injurious to Timber and Furniture (Forest Producrs Research Bulletin 19)

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1955

Seller ID: 007880


(1940, Reprinted 1955). Illustrated, pp 36, corners damp-stained and a little wrinkled, paperback, slightly worn throughout. Postage will be much reduced. View more info

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THE ENTOMOLOGIST - An Illustrated Journal of General Entomology. Volumes 11-12, and Volumes 22 - 30

By: N/A

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co: 1897

Seller ID: 008812


Volumes 11-12 (in one vol, half roan, a bit worn and scuffed, contents slightly loose); Volumes 22 - 30, (in an attractive contemporary half calf and marbled boards, slightly marked, a little foxing internally, but overall very clean and tight). A few plain litho plates and four fine coloured plates - of the Bornean butterfly Ornithoptera trojana, forms of Colias edusa, aberrations in the Genus Vanessa, varieties of Triphaena comes-orbona, and one to accompany Gosse's ... View more info

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Les Metamorphoses

By: Abeloos, Marcel

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Paris, Collection Armand Colin: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011483


Illustrated with line drawings with in the text, small 12mo, pp 208, very age-toned, a small piece torn from one page margin, otherwise sound, a neat owner's signature on the front endpaper, and his tiny stamp on the half-title and title page, neatly bound in red cloth with the original paper covers bound in. View more info

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Irish Coleoptera - a revised and annotated list

By: Anderson, R; Nash, R. & O'Connor, J.P.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Belfast, 1997

Seller ID: 008094


Large slim 8vo, pp 81, paperback, very slightly faded and worn. (Special entomological supplement to The Irish Naturalists' Journal.) View more info

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Horned Beetles - a study of the fantastic in nature.

By: Arrow, Gilbert J.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2005

Seller ID: 003685


15 plain photographic plates, pp viii, 182, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [A welcome reprint of the very scarce 1951 original. Gilbert Arrow (1873-1948) published over 100 papers on Scarabaeoids during his career. He is probably best known for his four-volume work on Lamellicorns in the Fauna of British India series and this synoptic book on Horned Beetles. Although trained as an architect, he gave this up after five years to obtain a position on the staff of the Depa... View more info

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The Dragonflies of Europe

By: Askew R.R.

Price: £21.50

Publisher: Great Horkesley, Colchester, Harley Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012859


Well illustrated with 31 colour plates, many line drawings and distribution maps, tall quarto, pp 291, very clean internally, blue cloth in excellent condition, in a dustwrapper showing the very faintest signs of use. View more info

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Discovering Nature in the Maltese Islands

By: Baldacchino, Alfredo E.; Lanfranco, Edwin & Schembri, Patrick J.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Blata L-Bajda, Merlin Library Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013431


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 104, paperback, covers very slightly faded, otherwise a very good copy. SCARCE. View more info

Image for Water Beetles and Other Things - half a century's work

Water Beetles and Other Things - half a century's work

By: Balfour-Browne, Frank

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Dumfries, Blacklock Farries & Sons Ltd:

Seller ID: 013403


Octavo, pp viii, 219, an immaculate copy in well preserved dustwrapper. View more info

Gall Midges of Economic Importance -Volume 1: Gall Midges of Root and Vegetable Crops

By: Barnes, H.F.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Crosby Lockwood: 1946

Seller ID: 002085


Illustrated with 4 colour and 6 monochrome plates, 8vo, pp. 104, green cloth front and back covers faded, in very good dustwrapper with the slightest of wear along the edges, endpapers slightly browned but otherwise a very good bright copy. View more info

Image for The Brackish-Water Fauna of Northwestern Europe - an identification guide to brackish-water habitats, ecology and macrofauna for field workers, naturalists and students.

The Brackish-Water Fauna of Northwestern Europe - an identification guide to brackish-water habitats, ecology and macrofauna for field workers, naturalists and students.

By: Barnes, R.S.K.

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 005181


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp xvi, 287, fore-edge very slightly marked, topr corners of last few pages very slightly turned, paperback, slight crease to corner of lower cover, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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A Revised Catalogue of Irish Macrolepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths) [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Baynes, E.S.A.

Price: £5.85

Publisher: Hampton, E.W. Classey Ltd: 1964

Seller ID: 009174


Slim 8vo, pp iii, 110, a very good copy in original boards. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Biology of the Integument, Volume 1 - Invertebrates

By: Bereiter-Hahn, J.; Matoltsy, A.G. & Richards, K. Sylvia (editors)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, Springer-Verlag: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010902


Illustrated, large thick 8vo, pp xvi, 841, hardback, the slightest signs of use to the cover, but really a very good copy throughout. [A heavy book - extra postage may be necesary.] View more info

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A Guide to Lanternflies of Borneo

By: Bosuang, Steven; Audibert, Cedric; Porion, Thierry & Chan, C.L.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012511


Very well illustrated, small slim octavo, pp (6), 120, a very good new copy in dustwrapper. [The lanternflies are strikingly attractive insects belonging to the bug family Fulgoridae, adorned with bizarre ornamentation and colours. Surprisingly, although there is a great deal of interest in collecting lanternflies worldwide, there is no general book published on these amazing insects until now. Borneo - one of the world’s most exciting biodiversity hotspots - is renown... View more info

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A Guide to the Beetles of Borneo

By: Bosuang, Steven; Chung, Arthur Y.C. & Chan, C.L.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012512


Well illustrated, octavo, pp (6), 244, pictorial laminated boards, a very good new hardback copy in dustwrapper. [Beetles are certainly important to study if we are to understand the diversity and ecology of insect fauna in various tropical habitats. Although somewhat diverse and ubiquitous in terrestrial habitats, they are less commonly encountered than moths, butterflies and ants. This is mainly because more than 95% of beetles are less than a centimetre long and they ... View more info

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The Natural Environment of the Inner Hebrides

By: Boyd, John Morton & Bowes, D.R. (editors)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: The Royal Society of Edinburgh: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012675


Illustrated, large thick octavo, pp xvi, 648, very clean internally, paperback, a very good copy. SCARCE. A heavy book - postage may need to be increased if sending overseas. {Royal Society of Edinburgh Proceedings, Section B, Volume 83}. [Introduction, physical environment, marine and freshwater environment, vegetation and flora, evolution and fauna, land use and natural resources. Authors include A.J. Kerr, A.G. Bramwell, Colin Welch, M.A. Ogilvie, R.J. Berry, Franc... View more info

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Phasmids of Borneo

By: Bragg, Philip E.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2001

Seller ID: 008880


NEW. Well illus with over 800 line drawings, large very thick 8vo, pp xii, 772, a very good copy in dustwrapper. Book weighs 3 kilos when packed, so extra postage will be required. [With more than 10% of the world's species found there, Borneo is arguably the best place to study stick insects. Although stick insects, or phasmids, include the largest insects known, they are mostly nocturnal and easily overlooked. In 1838, Hermann Burmeister described the first stick inse... View more info

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A Distribution List of the Butterflies (Rhopalocera) of Western and Southern Europe

By: Bretherton, R.F.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, British Trust for Entomology Ltd: 1966

Seller ID: 010147


Small slim 8vo, pp 94, paperback, very slight signs of wear. (Trans.Soc.Br.Ent Volume 17 part 1). Postage will be much reduced. View more info

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Butterflies

By: Brewer, Jo (text) & Sandved, Kjell B. (photographer)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1976

Seller ID: 009708


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp 176, paperback. very slight weat and very slight ageing to the covers, otherwise a very good copy. View more info