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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

ISBN: 0959127100


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

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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Fair


(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

Condition: Very Good


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 article on Attacus atlas. [1878 - 1879; 1888 - 1897]. SCARCE. {A heavy set - extra postage will be required} 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

Condition: Good


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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Bumblebees

By: Alford, D.V.

Price: £38.50

Publisher: London, Davis-Poynter: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013936

ISBN: 0706701380

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xii, 352, a very glood copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. [From the library of the naturalist Ceres Esplan (Alison Ross) with her initials on the front endpaper, and her interesting pencilled notes and criticisms throughout.] View more info

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The Life of the Bumblebee

By: Alford, D.V.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Davis-Poynter: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014451

ISBN: 00228x

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, slim octavo, pp 80, a very bright clean copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper which is faded on the spine and now covered in a removable plastic sleeve. View more info

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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 9838121061


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 Department of Zoology of the British Museum of Natural History in London in 1896. From this time on until his death, he devoted h... 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

ISBN: 0946589100

Condition: As New


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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Grasshoppers and Crickets of Surrey

By: Baldock, David W.

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Pirbright, Surrey Wildlife Trust: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013665

ISBN: 0952606542

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp (6), 111, a very glood copy in a very slightly creased dustwrapper. View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good


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

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

ISBN: 0521455561

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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Irish Entomology - the first hundred years

By: BEIRNE, Bryan P.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Belfast, 1985

Seller ID: 008095

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 40, an impression mark on the margin of the first few pages, paperback, very slightly worn but really a very good copy. [Special entomological supplement to the Irish Naturalists' Journal.] Postage will be reduced. 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

ISBN: 0387130624

Condition: Very Good


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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The Nigerian Butterflies. Part 1 : Papilionidae. Part 2: Pieridae and Danaidae. Part 5: Nymphalida, section s. Part 6: Acraeidae

By: Boorman, John & Roche, Patrick

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Nigeria, Ibadab University Press:

Seller ID: 014643

Condition: Very Good


1957 - 1973. Illustrated with many black and white plates, large octavo, very clean internally, paperbacks, the slightest signs of use to the covers. 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

ISBN: 9838121746

Condition: New


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 renowned for its spectacular species richness residing in evergreen tropical rain forests, home also to a myriad of insects, includ... View more info