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Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine faded, slight darkening to rear top edge. Not price clipped, in protective sleeve.) Slight darkening to page edges. Else a clean and tight copy. --- The New Naturalist. Vol. 38. The author is a distinguished amateur who spent much time exploring spiders and the world in which they live. He adopts an evolutionary approach in his search for explanations of their present structure and habits. Families are described in detail, their ingenuity in catching prey and courtship. 232 drawings both in line and wash by Arthur Smith. 304pp. With 4 colour plates and 32 b&w plates, plus many drawings and diagrams.
Title: The World of Spiders. the new Naturalist. With 14 plates of photographs, 4 in colour, and drawings by Arthur Smith comprising 22 half tone plates and 116 text figures.
Categories: New Naturalist series,
Publisher: London, Collins, New Naturalist, 1971 Reprint:
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Seller ID: 81889
Keywords: New Naturalist series W. S. Bristowe, World of Spiders, The New Naturalist, Vol. 38, structure and habits, evolutionary, Families, prey, courtship, Arthur Smith, dustwrapper, Natural History, New Naturalist series, photographs, illustrated, arachnids, insects, arthropods, 1971