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THE DRAGON HUNTERS.

By Graham, Frank, Jr.

Dutton:, 1984. 3341 pages, illustrated with line drawings by Robert Shetterly. "This book dramatically describes the good news: ingenious ways are being found to bring under control the great crop and forest pests of our time. The growing success of environmental scientists has profound implications for us all: the day of massive doses of chemical insecticides on farms and forests may be coming to an end." FINE- HARDCOVER, VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. Dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid-free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Very Good. Illus. by Robert Shetterly. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.00

THE INSECT BOOK. A Popular Account Of The Bees, Wasps, Ants Grasshoppers, Flies And Other North American Insects Exclusive Of The Butterflies Moths And Beetles, With Full Life Histories.

By Howard, Leland O.

Doubleday, Page & Co.:, 1902. 429 pages with 264 Figures, and 48 plates. A popular account of the bees, wasps, ants grasshoppers, flies and other North American insects, exclusive of the butterflies, moths and beetles, with full life histories, tables and bibliographies. VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, hinges of book slightly loose, else a nice clean copy. Brown linen cloth covers, brown label on spine is in nice condition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket Present.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$40.00

THE LIFE OF THE GRASSHOPPER

By Fabre, J. Henri

Dodd, Mead & Co.:, 1920. 453 pages, translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. "These essays treat grasshoppers, crickets, locusts, and such insects as the cicada, or ciguale, the mantis and the cuck-oo-spit." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, brick red cloth covers, lettering is bright on the spine and cover. Light wear to cloth at spine edges and corners of the book.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket Present.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

INSECT PATHOLOGY.
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INSECT PATHOLOGY.

By Tanda, Yoshinori and Harry K. Kaya.

Academic Press:, 1993. 666 pages. "This book is designed for a broad spectrum of readers. It should be useful to students, lecturers, and researchers. It should serve as a resource to specialists to learn about other insect pathogen systems, for generalist to become aware of advances in insect pathology, and for scientists and students, beginning or otherwise, interested in learning about insect pathology." FINE HARDCOVER.. Hard Cover. Fine/No Dust Jacket Present.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$75.00

TEN LITTLE HOUSEMATES.

By von Frisch, Karl.

Pergamon Press:, 1960. 146 pages, illustrated in b&w. "This book is an extremely interesting and humorous presentation of the structure and life of a varied selection of small creatures which, on occasions, leave their natural surrounding and enter our houses." FINE HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET, dust jacket protected with a clear plastic acid free jacket.. Hard Cover. Fine/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$10.00

BEES. THEIR VISION, CHEMICAL SENSES AND LANGUAGE.

By von Frisch, Karl.

Cornell University Press:, 1952. First published in Dec. 1950, this book is the fourth printing from March 1952, 119 pages, illustrated. "Karl von Frisch is known throught the world to both biologists and beekeepers for his discoveries of remarkable sensory capacities and behavior patterns in bees and other lower animals. In these pages many of the puzzling habits of honeybees are lucidly explained and set into proper perspective as keystones of an elaborate social structure whose smooth functioning has long been the envy of philosophers." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, light wear to covers, else fine. Lettering is bright on the spine and cover.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket Present.. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$25.00

EDIBLE FOREST INSECTS. Humans Bite Back!!

Food And Agriculture Organization of the United Nations:, 2010. 231 pages, illustrated. "The idea of eating insects nearly always brings about an immediate reaction. Humans have been eating insects for millennia and, even today, the practive remains far more widespread than is generally believed. Based on contributions from some of the world's leading experts on entomophagy, this publication highlights the potential of edible forest as a current and future ood source, douments their contribution to rural livelihoods and highlights important linkages between edible forest insects and forest management." FINE- SOFTCOVER, scarce.. Soft Cover. Fine-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$150.00

GOLDEN THRONG. A Book About Bees.

By Teale, Edwin Way.

Dodd, Mead, 1940. The first edition stated, 208 pages, illustrated with 85 b&w photographs by the author. In this book "I have sought-in addition to recording discoveries of recent years- to bring to the reader, through the eye of the camera, the age-old drama of life in the hive and in the bee's world of flower-filled fields." FINE- HARDCOVER, GOOD DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine-/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$35.00

NATURE'S CRAFTSMEN. Popular Studies Of Ants And Other Insects.

By McCook, Henry Christopher.

Harper & Brothers:, 1907. 317 pages, nicely illustrated. "This book is an outgrowth from a series of nature articles printed in Harper's Magazine during the last four years. A number of chapters have ben added." GOOD HARDCOVER, green cloth covers, with a nice illlustrated cover of a flying wasp and a spider hanging from a thread. Green cloth on spine has darkened and the upper spine edge cloth is worn. Internally a nice clean copy.. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket Present.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

BEES. THEIR VISION, CHEMICAL SENSES AND LANGUAGE.

By von Frisch, Karl.

Cornell University Press:, 1967. First published in Dec. 1950, this book is the sixth paperback printing from 1967, 119 pages, illustrated. "Karl von Frisch is known throught the world to both biologists and beekeepers for his discoveries of remarkable sensory capacities and behavior patterns in bees and other lower animals. In these pages many of the puzzling habits of honeybees are lucidly explained and set into proper perspective as keystones of an elaborate social structure whose smooth functioning has long been the envy of philosophers." VERY GOOD SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

THE FUNGUS-GROWING ANTS OF NORTH AMERICA.

By Wheeler, William Morton.

Peter Smith/Dover:, 1973. 131 pages, illustrated. "This book is an unabridged republication of the work that originally appeared as Article XXXI, PP. 669 -807 of the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. XXIII, published in 1907." "Among the multiudinous acitivites of insects, none are more marvellous than the fungus-growing and fungus-eating habits of the Attine ants." FINE HARDCOVER.. Hard Cover. Fine/Not Issued with a Dust Jacket.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

MOSQUITOES OF THE ETHIOPIAN REGION. Volume II- Anophelini- Adults And Early Stages.

By Evans, Alwen M.

British Museum and Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., 1942. First published in 1938, this book is the 1942 reprint, 417 pages, illustrated in b&w. "During the past ten years our knowledge of the Ethiopian Anophelini has increased so greatly that the information summarized in the short memoir by Evans in 1927, must now be completely revised. The number of species known to occur in Tropical and South Africa has increased from the 30 then recognized to 60." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, some wear of the green cloth at the upper spine edge. Lettering is bright on the spine. This is Volume II only.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket Present. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$75.00

THE BUTTERFLIES OF NEW ENGLAND; WITH ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS OF ONE HUNDRED AND SIX SPECIES, Accompanied By An Appendix Containing Descriptions Of One Hundred Additional Species.

By Maynard, C. J.

Newtonville, Mass.: By the Author:, 1891. First published in 1890, this book is the second edition from 1891. "Illustrated with ten hand colored plates, in which are given at least two hand-colored figures for each species. In preparing a second edition of this book, I have not considered it advisable to make any changes in either the text or plates that appeared in the first edition. The present volume, however, contains an Appendix in which are given descriptions of one hundred and five species and sub-species of Butterflies that occur in North America, east of the Mississippi River. These descriptions are mainly comparative, and the text is accompanied by two hand colored plates, on whcih are figured some of the species described. It has been my endeavor in this work, to present recognizable figures, and intelligeble descriptions, of the Butterflies whihc occur in new England. The drawings and descriptions of the perfect insects are original, but I have been obliged to compile descriptions of the larva and pupa from works of various authors who have written upon the subject." GOOD HARDCOVER, ex-library withdrawn, hand colored plates are fine (no library marking are present on plates), the description page for Plate two has separated from the book. Few text pages has some short tears, also text description for Plate VIII has partially separated from the binding. Book has been collated and determined to be complete.. Hard Cover. Good/Not Issued with a Dust Jacket.. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Ex-Library Withdrawn.

$250.00

ELEMENTS OF ENTOMOLOGY. An Introduction To The Study Of Insects.

By Oldroyd, Harold.

Universe Books:, 1970. 312 pages, illustrated with 50 b&w plates and 72 line drawings. the author "provides in this book a simple and coherent introduction to the subject, giving it a unity that is absent from the existing textbooks. He puts the insects into perspective as a natural group of animals, showing how they differ from their nearest relatives and how the natural orders of insects progress from the ancient and primitive bristletails to advanced groups of relatively recent evolution such as the bees, wasps, and ants. Emphasizing evolution and natural history, Oldroyd looks at the insects as complete living organisms in relation to their physical enviroment and the world in which they live." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

SUPPLEMENT TO THE ANNOTATED, SUBJECT-HEADING BIBLIOGRAPHY OF TERMITES. 1955 TO 1960

By Snyder, Thomas E.

Smithsonian Institution:, 1961. Publication #4463, Volume 143, Number 3, 137 pages. "A total of 1,150 references are listed under authors and titles, and 2,597 references are listed under subject headings, the greater number being due to cross relerences to publications covering more than one subject. New subject headings are Radiation and Toxicology." FINE- SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Fine-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

THE ARTHROSTRACA OF CONNECTICUT.

By Kunkel, B. W.

State Geographical and Natural History Survey:, 1918. Bulletin no. 26, 261 pages, illustrated with line drawings. "The material upon which this report is based consists largely of the collections of Amphoipoda and Isopoda made by the United States Fish Commission at Noank, Connecticut, in the summer of 1874, and very kindly loaned by the Smithsonian Institutution, and the extensive collections in Peabody Museum of Yale University, made mostly by Professors Verrill and Smith in the neightborhood of New Haven. "VERY GOOD SOFTCOVER, fragile spine, internally fine.. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$16.00

RECOGNITION AMONG INSECTS.

By McIndoo, N. E. Ph.D.

Smithsonian Institution:, 1917. April 30, 1917, publication # 2443, 78 pages, 9 page bibliography. VERY GOOD SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

FURTHER OBSERVATIONS ON DISTRIBUTION OF PATTERNS OF COAGULATION OF THE HEMOLYMPH IN NEOTROPICAL INSECTS

By Gregoire, Charles

Smithsonian Institution:, 1959. August 18, 1959, Volume 139, no.3, publication # 4379, 22 pages. "The present paper is a contribution to a long-term inquiry on distribution of patterns of hemolymph coagulation in various arthropods, especially in insects." VERY GOOD SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

FROM ARSENIC TO DDT. A History Of Entomology In Western Canada

By Riegert, Paul W.

University of Tornoto:, 1980. 357 pages. "The role played by insects in western Canada is inextricably interwined with the fortunes of agricultural man. "The opening of the prairie west to agricultural setlement and the arrival of settlers in great numbers from many foreign copuntries brought an immediate and direct interest in the insect life of the prairies. The settlement of river valleys in British Columbia and the development of orchards resulted in the same direct interest in insect pests there. Up to this period insects had been considered a source of irritation to man and beast alike- a fact of the country. Some vistors had found aesthetic pleasuire in the variety of insect life. With the coming of the homesteaders the economic factor came to the fore. " FINE HARDCOVER.. Hard Cover. Fine/No Dust Jacket Present. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

MILLIPEDS OF THE WEST INDIES AND GUIANA COLLECTED BY THE ALLISON V. ARMOUR EXPEDITION IN 1932

By Loomis, H. F.

Smithsonian Institution:, 1934. May 16, 1934, publication # 3244, Volume 89, Number 14, 69 pages, illustrated. VERY GOOD SOFTCOVER.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

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