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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 by C French - Hardcover - 1904 - from E C Books (SKU: 032441)

A Handbook of the Destructive Insects of Victoria, with notes on the methods to be adopted to check and extirpate them. Vols I-III

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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

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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Bookseller
E C Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
032441
Title
A Handbook of the Destructive Insects of Victoria, with notes on the methods to be adopted to check and extirpate them. Vols I-III
Author
C French
Illustrator
C C Brittlebank
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Robt S Brain for Victorian Dept of Agriculture
Place of Publication
Melbourne
Date published
1904
Keywords
entomology; insect pests; destructive insects of victoria
Bookseller catalogs
NATURAL HISTORY; Entomology/Insects;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
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About E C Books

E C Books is a small online bookselling business, specialising in pre 20th century works:natural history, science, history, and travel, aiming for rarer and more unusual books. Our largest stock area is Natural History, where we have a good range of books from the 1700-1800's, many finely illustrated. Other areas include children's books, particularly late 1800's-early 1900's - again illustrated; and literature pre 1900.When you order books from us we ensure that they are properly packed to protect condition, and we always use recorded or 'signed for' postal services for more secure delivery. Please note that we have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands, where we intend to open a bookshop over the next year. Because of our location we cannot guarantee 'next day' delivery but we will get your purchase to you as quickly and safely as we can.Please note that the buyer is responsible for the payment of any tax or duty on import.

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sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
Fair
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