A Handbook of the Destructive Insects of Victoria, with notes on the methods to be adopted to check and extirpate them. Vols I-III
by C French
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Melbourne: Robt S Brain for Victorian Dept of Agriculture, 1904 A fair copy of Vols I, II and III of this series which ran to 5 volumes. Vol I: 1904 reprint, 14 colour plates, 3 black and white photos; 163pp - clean internally but with wear to binding and splitting at the front endpaper joint. Some scholarly annotation. Vol II: 1893, 22 colour plates, 11 pp of black and white illustrations, 222pp - sunned binding, which is very worn and there is splitting at the endpaper joints. Contents slightly loose, particularly initially at the bottom gather, and plate XXIV has a crumpled bottom corner. Contents otherwise clean with some scholarly annotation. Vol III: 1900, 29 colour plates (2 double size), 18 black and white plates, 229pp - binding worn and spotty, contents clean with scholarly annotations - some to plates.
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- A Handbook of the Destructive Insects of Victoria, with notes on the methods to be adopted to check and extirpate them. Vols I-III
- C French
- C C Brittlebank
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- Robt S Brain for Victorian Dept of Agriculture
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- entomology; insect pests; destructive insects of victoria
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- NATURAL HISTORY; Entomology/Insects;
- 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
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