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Image for The Book of British Hawk-Moths A Popular and Practical Handbook for Lepidopterists. Fully Illustrations From Nature by the Author.

The Book of British Hawk-Moths A Popular and Practical Handbook for Lepidopterists. Fully Illustrations From Nature by the Author.

By: LUCAS, W.J.:

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, L. Upcott Gill, 1895 1st:

Seller ID: 82411


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Green cloth decorative gilt lettering to spine and front with gilt moth design, and printed pictorial ‘animal’ decoration to spine and 1/2 of front board. In very good condition. Some light rubbing to cloth on corners and ends of spine, some minor handling marks to rear board. some minor darkening to endpapers with previous owners stamp to front “Hubert V. A. Corfield,” inscribed again opposite half-title “...With his Godmothers love, 1908.” Inside pages all exceptionally clean and bright throughout. Rear cat pages tanned. Else a ve... View more info

Image for A History of British Moths. Accurately delineating every known species, with the English as well as scientific names, accompanied by full descriptions, date of appearance, lists of the localities they haunt, their food in the caterpillar state, and other features of their habits and modes of existence, etc. Complete in Four Volumes. Containing nearly Two Thousand Exquisitely Coloured Specimens.

A History of British Moths. Accurately delineating every known species, with the English as well as scientific names, accompanied by full descriptions, date of appearance, lists of the localities they haunt, their food in the caterpillar state, and other features of their habits and modes of existence, etc. Complete in Four Volumes. Containing nearly Two Thousand Exquisitely Coloured Specimens.

By: MORRIS, REV. F. O.:

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons, 1872:

Seller ID: 79281


4 volumes. Hardback, 10 x 6 inches. Green pebbled cloth with gilt lettering to spines and gilt vignettes to fronts. Blind embossed covers. Dark brown/black endpapers. In very good conditions. Lovely bright clean covers. Some rubbing to corners. Some light foxing spots to prelim-pages. Inside pages all very clean and tight, plates all very clean and bright. Vol.3 has minor tape repairs to section p79-82. Else an excellent, near-fine set. 253 + 180 + 223 + 321pp. Illustrated with nearly Two Thousand “Exquisitely” Hand-Coloured Specimens. View more info

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The Caterpillars of the British Moths. Including The Eggs, Chrysalids and Food-Plants. Based upon "The Moths of the British Isles", by R. SOUTH. First and Second Series. In Two volumes.

By: STOKOE, W. J.:

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London Frederick Warne & Co. 1948 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 81942


2 Volumes. Small 8vo. (7 x 5 ins.) In blue pebbled cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In original illustrated dustwrappers with colour plates to front. In very good conditions with very good dustwrappers. (DW, spines slightly darkened, rubbing to edges and corners. Volume One has two small chips head of spine.) Not price clipped. Nice bright copies. Very clean and tight. Private Bookplate on both front endpapers, these are from the Private Library of Peter Conder, a distinguished naturalist & Conservationist & Director of RSPRB 1963-1976. Comprehensive guide to the Caterpilla... View more info