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The Book of Butterflies, Sphinxes and Moths (Complete in Two Volumes)

By: Brown, Thomas

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Whittaker, Treacher, and Co.: 1832

Seller ID: 030715


216 pages, plus 60 hand colored plates; 208 pages, plus 36 hand colored plates (plates 92 & 93 are mispaginated and follow plate 96); Contemporary green cloth covers, with paper spine labels; Labels are rubbed and a little chipped, though with most of the lettering being clear; Front free end page has been removed from both volumes, with resulting broken hinge (internal) in volume II; Scattered, mostly light, foxing; Plates are generally good. View more info

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The Book of Butterflies, Sphinxes and Moths (Volume II ONLY of a two Volume set)

By: Brown, Thomas

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Whittaker, Treacher, and Co.: 1832

Seller ID: 033860


208 pages, plus 30 hand colored plates. Green cloth covers with paper spine label. Label is rubbed, though lettering remains legible. Top hinge is broke, and covers pull from spine. Bottom hinge remains tight. Foxing affecting first and last few leaves. Other very light foxing throughout, though plates are generally clean. View more info

Entomology: Introduction to Entomology (Volume XXVIII from The Naturalist's Library)

By: Duncan, James (Edited By Sir William Jardine, Bart.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn:

Seller ID: 032227


331 pages, plus plates. Although contents calls for a total of 38 plates, only 37 were collated, being the frontispiece, the hand colored first title page, five black and white plates, three plates only partially colored, and 27 plates with colored images. Plate 29 was not found. Plate 18 was mispaginated. Two different plates were identified as No. 13. There are a few small library marks on second title page and verso, though no other library marks internal or exte... View more info

The New Naturalist: Butterflies

By: Ford, E. B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1962

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 032597


368 pages, plus plates. General very slight wear and use, though overall a tight, clean, and intact copy. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Common African Mosquitos and Their Medical Importance

By: Gillett, J. D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Medical Books, Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035054


106 pages. Slight moisture stain along lower edge of top cover with a little white shading from verso of dust jacket. Volume is otherwise Fine. Price clipped dust jacket shows light moisture stains along lower edge over top cover and light wear to corners. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to weight and size, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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Descriptions and Figures of Some New Lepidopterous Insects, Chiefly from Nepal

By: Gray, George Robert

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030515


16 pages, plus 16 plates, of which 14 are hand colored; Dark green leather over spines, with gilt lettering; Green marbled paper over boards; Spine covers show closed tears along about half of the bottom joint, though volume remains very tight; Covers are rubbed, and show wear at corners; Contents are a little darkened along edges, and last two (non-colored) plates show a little foxing; Plate III shows what appears as a brush stroke in the blank space right of lower imag... View more info

Queen Rearing

By: Laidlaw, Harry H., Jr and J. E. Eckert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hamilton, IL, Dadant & Sons, Inc.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033014


147 pages. Light general wear on covers. Otherwise a tight and clean copy. View more info

A Natural History of British Moths (Volumes III & IV ONLY of Four Volumes)

By: Morris, F. O.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030615


Published in 1868 and 1870; 223 pages, plus 36 colored plates (Numbers, 61-96) & 304 pages, plus 36 colored plates (Numbers 97-132); Older, but not original covers; Dark brown leather over spines and corners, with slightly raised spine bands and gilt stamped lettering; Marbled brown papers over cover; Covers are rubbed along edges and show a little wear at corners; Scattered mostly light foxing; Volumes remains tight and attractive, and contents are generally clean. View more info

A History of British Butterflies

By: Morris, F. O.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Bell and Daldy: 1870

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 032300


256 pages, plus 24. 72 colored plates, plus two black and white plates. Blind stamped burgundy cloth, with gilt stamped butterflies on top cover, and lettering and decoration on spine. Spine is a little faded, and covers are rubbed and show a little wear at spine ends and corners. First plate, opposite title page, is torn out, though laid in place. Volume remains tight and other contents are clean and intact. All plates are accounted for and in very good condition. View more info

London Birds and London Insects, and Other Sketches

By: Pigott, T. Digby

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, H. Porter: 1892

Edition: Revised

Inscription: Inscribed By the Author

Seller ID: 032616


Black and gilt stamped green cloth cover beveled boards. Presentation copy signed "the Author." Volume shows a little spine lean and light wear on edges. Top hinge (internal) is cracked, though volume remains tight. A little scattered foxing, mostly of first ten leaves. View more info

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The Complete Writings of Thomas Say on the Entomology of North America (Two Volumes)

By: Say, Thomas [Edited By John L. Le Conte]

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: New York, Bailliere Brothers: 1859

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 030614


412 pages, plus 52 hand colored plates, plus ads & 814 pages, plus one plate; Burgundy dyed leather over spines and corners, with raised spine bands, black leather spine labels, and gilt stamped lettering; Green cloth cover covers; Top edges are gilded; Covers are a little rubbed and scuffed, and show light wear at corners and along edges; Contents show scattered mostly light foxing and occasional smudges; Volumes remain tight and are generally very clean; Plates have be... View more info

Wasps: An Account of the Biology and Natural History of Solitary and Social Wasps

By: Spradbery, J. Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seattle, University of Washington Press: 1973

Seller ID: 032928


408 pages. Small surface tear on front paste down where it appears that a piece of tape was removed. Volume is otherwise Fine. Dust jacket shows light edge wear, though is otherwise bright and clean. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

British Spiders: An Introduction to the Study of the Araneidae

By: Staveley, E. F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, L. Reeve and Co.:

Seller ID: 030509


19th century reprint of this title first published in 1866; 280 pages, plus 16 plates, of which 14 are colored, and 15+ pages of ads; Blue cloth is faded over spine, though lettering remains good; Gilt stamped spider image on top board remains bright; Rear hinge (internal) is cracked, though volume remains tight; Presentation note, dated 1946, is affixed to front paste down; Light foxing and other light wear, though generally a clean and otherwise intact copy. View more info

British Insects: A Familiar Description of the Form, Structure, Habits, and Transformations of Insects

By: Staveley, E. F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, L. Reeve and Co.:

Seller ID: 032293


No date of publication, though circa 1870. 392 pages, plus 16 colored plates, plus ads. Blue cloth covers, with gilt stamped cover image, and lettering on spine. Covers show very light rubbing. Scattered light foxing, not affecting plates. Plates remains bright and very clean. View more info