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Condition: Good/Acceptable

London: Collins, 1948. (UK) First Edition turquoise cloth, 255pp, One B&W illustration. A mongraph on the wasp both the primitive species that hunt alone and the Vespa, the social type most generally known in England. John Crompton,the pseudonym of John Lamburn, also wrote THE HIVE, a study of the Honey Bee. VG in unclipped Fair only Dj with chipping to spine extremitites, to corner folds and to edge folds. Owner's small numeric label to spine panel. (1.5 BEEZ 33 FO 10/a2. 1st. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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