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Image for Beetles. The Naturalist’s Library. Entomology. Vol. II. Conducted by William Jardine, Bart.

Beetles. The Naturalist’s Library. Entomology. Vol. II. Conducted by William Jardine, Bart.

By: DUNCAN, JAMES: JARDINE, WILLIAM:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Lizars &c., 1835:

Seller ID: 82229


Hardback, Small 8vo. approx 6.5 x 4 inches. Quarter bound in green calf leather and green cloth boards.Black leather spine label lettered in gilt, with gilt banding. Speckled page edges. In very good condition. In contemporary leather re-binding. Contemporary endpapers. Some minor darkening and handling marks. Some minor darkening to plates with some offsetting to adjacent pages. Some tissue guards lacking. Occasional foxing spots throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. 269pp. Illustrated with 30 hand coloured engraved plates, including a frontis portrait and decorative title page. Beaut... View more info

Image for The Complete Book of of British Butterflies. Foreword by Lord Rothschild. 32 Colour Plates, Over 160 Unique Sketches from Life.

The Complete Book of of British Butterflies. Foreword by Lord Rothschild. 32 Colour Plates, Over 160 Unique Sketches from Life.

By: FROHAWK, F.W.:

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London and Melbourne, Ward, Lock & Co., 1934 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 81624


Hardback, 8.5 x 6 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW: spine darkened with repaired split to rear edge, small chips to corners, some dark (old glue) spots to leading corners. Front flap price clipped. In protective sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to cloth on corners else clean and tight. Some darkening to endpapers, subscriber’s slip loose in front. No penned inscriptions. Title, frontis and inside pages and plates all very clean, bright and tight throughout. Else a very clean and tight... View more info

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Beetles of the British Isles. First Series AND Second Series. In Two Volumes.

By: LINSSEN, E. F.;

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. 1959 1st editions:

Seller ID: 81966


2 Vols. Hardback. Approx 7 x 5 inches. In maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spines and designs to fronts. In original illustrated dustwrappers. Illustrated endpapers. Speckled page edges. In very good near fine conditions with very good dustwrappers. (DW’s slightly rubbed around edges, a few small nicks head of spines. In protective sleeves.) Cloths clean. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Excellent copies. 300pp & 295pp. Vol 1; 19 Colour plates, 20 B&W. Vol 2; 44 Colour plates, 43 B&W. Plus Numerous Text Figures and Diagrams. View more info

Image for The Handy Book of Bees Being a A Practical Treatise on their Profitable Management. Third Edition, Revised.

The Handy Book of Bees Being a A Practical Treatise on their Profitable Management. Third Edition, Revised.

By: PETTIGREW, A.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons, 1875 3rd:

Seller ID: 82273


Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front, with black decorative paneled front board. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped and rubbed, rubbing to edges and ends of spine with small nick to top corner. Some darkening to endpapers, slightly cracked between hinges. Some rubbing to top edge of title page. Some neat pencil notes to pages. Else a very clean and tight copy. 162pp + 46pp cat. Illustrated with B&W figures in text. View more info