Insects & Spiders

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The Abc and Xyz Of Bee Culture

The Abc and Xyz Of Bee Culture

by A I Root

A cyclopedia of everything pertaining to the care of the honey-bee: bees, hives, honey, implements, honey-plants, etc. Facts gleaned from the experience of thousands of bee-keepers, and afterward verified in our apiary. (Subtitle of the 1910 edition.)
A Field Guide To Insects

A Field Guide To Insects

by Borror- Donald J / White- Richard E

Find what you're looking for with Peterson Field Guides—their field-tested visual identification system is designed to help you differentiate thousands of unique species accurately every time.   Detailed descriptions of insect orders, families, and many individual species are illustrated with 1,300 drawings and 142 superb color paintings. Illustrations - which use the unique Peterson Identification System to distinguish one insect from another - include size lines to show the actual length of... Read more
Moths Of the Limberlost

Moths Of the Limberlost

by Gene Stratton-Porter

Butterflies

Butterflies

by E B Ford

Moths

Moths

by E B Ford

The Butterfly Book

The Butterfly Book

by W J Holland

Fabre's Book Of Insects

Fabre's Book Of Insects

by Mrs Rodolph Stawell

Queen Rearing

Queen Rearing

by L E Snelgrove

A Book Of Beetles

A Book Of Beetles

by Josef R, Dr Winkler

Butterflies and Moths

Butterflies and Moths

by W Furneaux

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Insects

by Clarence Cottam, Herbert S Zim Herbert Spencer Zim Rudolf Freund

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Insects

by Herbert S ; Cottam, Clarence; Zim, Herbert Spencer Zim

Insects & Spiders Books & Ephemera

British Butterflies

British Butterflies

by Coleman, W S

Life On a Little-Known Planet

Life On a Little-Known Planet

by Evans, Howard Ensign

How Insects Live

How Insects Live

by Blaney, Walter M

Grasshoppers, Crickets and Cockroaches of the British Isles

Grasshoppers, Crickets and Cockroaches of the British Isles

by D. R. Ragge

Frederick Warne Publishers Ltd, 1965. Hardcover. Good. 1965. First Edition. 285 pages. No dust jacket. This is an ex-Library book. Red cloth with gilt. Colour illustrations throughout. Book is ex-library expected library inserts, stamps and inscriptions. Pages remain bright and clear with minimal tanning and foxing. Pencil inscription to front endpaper. Boards have moderate edge-wear with bumping to corners and rubbing to surfaces. Spine has crushing to both ends causing fraying to cloth. Book has... Read more
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£17.52
Guava Pest and Nuisance to the Central Region (Chinese Text)

Guava Pest and Nuisance to the Central Region (Chinese Text)

by Choi Su,

Council of Agriculture, 2008. Paperback. Good +. Good+ yellow pictoral softcover. TEXT IN CHINESE. Large text. Corner bumped at top. Mild edge/cornerwear otherwise. Covers clean. Pages unmarked. Photos throughout.
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$20.00
Butterflies

Butterflies

by E. B. Ford

Collins, 1945. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1945. No Edition Remarks. 368 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth. Contains black and white and colour plates throughout. Pages remain bright and clear with minimal tanning and foxing. Thumb-marking present. Visible creasing to gutter. Cracking to gutters, with exposed netting. Boards have mild edge-wear with slight rubbing to surfaces. Light crushing to spine ends. Heavy sunning to spine and edges. Dents to edges. Small marks overall. Textblock is shaky.
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£5.75
Honey Farming

Honey Farming

by R O B Manley

Paperback / softback. New.
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£17.64
A Treatise on the Management of Bees; wherein is contained the Natural History of those Insects.

A Treatise on the Management of Bees; wherein is contained the Natural History of those Insects.

by Wildman, Thomas

4to. Pp. xx + 169 + 3 folding plates + 5p. Index & errata. Recent half brown morocco, raised bands, gilt titles. New endpapers. A tiny worm hole in the outside margin of 5 leaves. A neat ink comment next to one of the holes "God Hole". Some minor discolouring, very occasional spot of foxing. Printed for the author, and sold by T. Cadell, opposite Catherine-Street, in the Strand. MDCCLXV111. With a 7 page list of Subscibers.
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£250.00
The butterflies of the British Isles

The butterflies of the British Isles

by South, R

Frederick Warne, 1947. Reprint of new edition. Publisher's cloth, gilt butterfly on front cover. V.g./No Jacket. Ffep spotted.
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£10.00
New Naturalist 59. Ants.  NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

New Naturalist 59. Ants. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

by (Clifford and Rosemary ELLIS, illus.). BRIAN

Collins,, [1977]. 8vo., First Edition, with coloured and monochrome plates, and maps and diagrams in the text; original series binding of green buckram, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. New Naturalist 59. Dustwrapper artwork by Clifford and Rosemary Ellis.
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£120.00
Insect Pests of Australian Forests.  Ecology and Management

Insect Pests of Australian Forests. Ecology and Management

by Elliott, H.J.; Ohmart, C.P. & Wylie, F.R

Melbourne: Inkata Press. 1998. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Colour photographs & Black & white drawings. 214 pages. A comprehensive, well illustrated account of the main forest insect pests. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$50.00
Souvenirs entomologiques.

Souvenirs entomologiques.

by Fabre, Jean-Henri

Paris: Librairie Delagrave, 1924-25. Edition definitive illustrée. Very Good. Quarto (25 cm); 10 volumes. 176 fine half-tones from photographs, each with tissue guard. Each volume bound in publisher's quarter calf over marbled boards; gilt spine (with insect motifs) in six compartments, red leather labels. Marbled endleaves. Pictorial bookplate of Umberto Bardelli. Generally very good to fine; volume one abraded on upper board, volume three chipped at head of spine, some hinges weak at spine... Read more
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$900.00
Butterflies. New Naturalist No 1

Butterflies. New Naturalist No 1

by Ford, E B

London: Collins. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed and faded. 1945. First Edition. Green hardback cloth cover. 220mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). xiv, 368pp + plates. 72 plates (48 in colour). .
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£7.60
Lice. British Museum (Natural History) Economic Series No. 2A

Lice. British Museum (Natural History) Economic Series No. 2A

by British Museum (Natural History)

London: The British Museum press. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Sm. monogram to upper corner of front cover. 1954. Third Edition. Yellow card covers. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 27pp. B/w illustrations within the text. .
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£6.60
Ants, Bees and Wasps

Ants, Bees and Wasps

by Lord Avebury

Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1902. Early Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Very scarce. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Animals & Birds; Insects; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already... Read more
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AU$175.00
The practical bee guide: a manual of modern beekeeping / by J.G. Digges

The practical bee guide: a manual of modern beekeeping / by J.G. Digges

by Digges, J. G. (1857-1933)

Dublin London: Talbot Press; Simpkin, Marshall, 1936. 8th Edition. Hardcover. Good copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Boards dust-toned. Spine bands and panel edges slightly bumped and rubbed as with age. Internally, bright and clean. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Physical description: viii, 312 pages: ill., port. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Bees. Bee keeping. Bee keeping; history. Bee Anatomy. 20th century bee book.
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$102.00
The Burning Book

The Burning Book

by Gee, Maggie

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1984. "First Edition, First Printing". Hardcover. Very Fine/Very Fine. "Black Board Covers; White Endpapers; upper right corner of book is lightly bumped; dustjacket is protected by a mylar wrapper; 12mo; 298 pages; fixed front endpaper has stamp "A Gift to the Carter Center from Book Warehouse of Georgia"; Novel of a nuclear war and its aftermath, amidst the devastation and carnage some hopes, and new life, arising"
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$14.95
The Hunting Wasp

The Hunting Wasp

by John Crompton

Collins, 1948. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1948. No Edition Remarks. 255 pages. No dust jacket. Dark green cloth with book plate to front pastedown. Heavy foxing and tanning to pages with heavier foxing and tanning to pastedowns and endpapers. Major foxing and tanning to text block edges and binding is loose. Boards have heavy rubbing and visible bumping to corners. Fair crushing to spine ends and major sunning to spine.
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£6.68
The Grasshoppers and Locusts of Australia. Volumes I, II, and III. AND  Experiments in Housing Vespine Colonies with Notes on the Homing and  Toleration Instincts of Certain Species. (Suplement, Signed)

The Grasshoppers and Locusts of Australia. Volumes I, II, and III. AND Experiments in Housing Vespine Colonies with Notes on the Homing and Toleration Instincts of Certain Species. (Suplement, Signed)

by Rehn, James A. G

Melbourne, Australia: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author . Signed by Author. Complete in 3 volumes. Illustrated. Original dust jackets, Vol I & II foxing on the dust jackets and end pages as well as some internal tone. Laid in: Albro Tilton Gaul, Experiments in Housing Vespine Colonies, with Notes on the Homing and Toleration Instincts of Certain Species, 1941. A single... Read more
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$100.00
Moths

Moths

by E.B.Ford

Collins, 1967. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1967. Second Edition. 266 pages. Illustrated dust jacket over green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Contains black and white and colour illustrations. Ex-libris label. Clean pages and illustrations with light tanning and foxing to text block edges. Binding is firm throughout with minor thumb-marking. Bookseller sticker stuck to front pastedown. Boards have mild edge-wear with slight rubbing to surfaces and bumping to corners. Slight crushing to spine ends. Gilt... Read more
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£11.20
Bumblebees  The Natural History & Identification of the Species Found in Britain.<br />New Naturalist Series No 98.<br />First edition.

Bumblebees The Natural History & Identification of the Species Found in Britain.<br />New Naturalist Series No 98.<br />First edition.

by Benton, Ted

London: Harper Collins, 2006. First edition, 2006. Hardback. xi, 580pp. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Bumblebees are a group of relatively large, colourful and familiar insects. Unlike honey bees, bumblebees work on plants with no nectar, and play a crucial role in the pollination of flowers and vegetables. Farming relies very heavily on these efficient pollinators. However, bumblebee populations have been declining at an alarming rate, with three of the UK populations already extinct and another... Read more
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£60.00
Insect Natural History

Insect Natural History

by A. D. Imms

Collins, 1973. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1973. Reprint. 317 pages. Illustrated dust jacket over green cloth with photographic black and white plates throughout. Minor tanning to pages with heavier tanning to pastedowns and endpapers. Pencil inscriptions to front endpaper and visible tanning to text block edges. Boards have mild rubbing and light bumping to corners. Soft crushing to spine ends as well. Clipped jacket with light edge wear and rubbing. Noticeable tape residue to interior as well.
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£9.61
Bee Keeping For All: A Manual Of Honey Craft.

Bee Keeping For All: A Manual Of Honey Craft.

by Tickner Edwardes

Methuen, 1947. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1947. 9th Edition. 205 pages. White pictorial dust jacket over beige cloth. Inscription to front endpaper. Pages are lightly tanned and thumbed at the edges, with light foxing. Binding has remained firm. Boards are a little rub worn, slight shelf wear to corners, spine and edges. Corners are a little bumped. Spine ends are mildly crushed. Tanning to spine and edges. The unclipped dust jacket has heavy edge wear, with tears, chips and areas of loss. Tanning to... Read more
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£9.25
The apiary; or, Beses, bee-hives and bee culture 1866 [Leather Bound]

The apiary; or, Beses, bee-hives and bee culture 1866 [Leather Bound]

by Alfred Neighbour

2019. Leather Bound. New. Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Leaf Printing on round Spine. Reprinted in 2019 with the help of original edition published long back [1866]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or... Read more
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$46.44
Papil. Exotic

Papil. Exotic

by [ButterflyMoth Engraving] Bock, I.C

Germany, 1780. Lovely 18th century copperplate engraving with period handcolor of butterfly/moth. Approx. 8x10 1/2". Most likely from Johan Cristoph Esper's "Die Schmetterlinge in Abbil-dungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen", published between 1777 and 1801. Very good condition. Title of this print "Papil. Exotic. Tab. XXXVII, illustrating the Alphenor & Phorbanta species.
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$145.00
Australia&#39;s Insect Life

Australia's Insect Life

by Wilson, Peter

Horwitz Publications, North Sydney, 1970. First Edition. Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/Martin. profusely illustrated with colour photography, the book is designed to assist the nature lover with identification through colour illustrations showing a representative selection of live is thrown in sex photographed in their natural state. The book is second-hand, there is slight rubbing on the bottom edge of the front panel, but no other damage. Size: Trade Paperback. 50 pages. Please... Read more
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AU$10.01
Nabokov&#39;s Blues:  The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius

Nabokov's Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius

by Johnson, Kurt & Steve Coates

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Zoland Books, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine./Fine.. First printing. Includes section of photographs; Index; Bibliography; glossary of Nabokovian Butterfly Names.
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$25.00