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  • Miller, Jeffrey C.; Janzen, Daniel H.; Hallwachs, Winifred
    100 Caterpillars: portraits from the tropical forests of Costa Rica

    Edition: First edition

    Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006. Oblong octavo, black cloth. pp (8), 264. Colour photos. Fine in fine jacket. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46110
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  • Evans, Arthur V.; Bellamy, Charles L.
    An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles

    Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2000. Quarto, card covers with flaps. pp 298. Colour photos, b&w illustrations, index. Fine copy. "An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles is an authoritative reference in a breathtakingly beautiful volume, one that will leave every reader with a deeper understanding, appreciation, and--yes--fondness for these amazing creatures and their place in nature. In terms of numbers, beetles are the most successful creatures on earth: about 350,000 species of beetles have been described since 1758. They range from tiny to gigantic, occupy sundry habitats, and eat everything--plants, animals, and their own remains. An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles provides an engaging look at these magnificent yet poorly understood creatures and highlights the absolutely essential role…

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    Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2000. Quarto, card covers with flaps. pp 298. Colour photos, b&w illustrations, index. Fine copy. "An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles is an authoritative reference in a breathtakingly beautiful volume, one that will leave every reader with a deeper understanding, appreciation, and--yes--fondness for these amazing creatures and their place in nature. In terms of numbers, beetles are the most successful creatures on earth: about 350,000 species of beetles have been described since 1758. They range from tiny to gigantic, occupy sundry habitats, and eat everything--plants, animals, and their own remains. An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles provides an engaging look at these magnificent yet poorly understood creatures and highlights the absolutely essential role they play in the dynamics of nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. And, as this book beautifully demonstrates, the aesthetics of beetle design are amazing. The fantastic colors and shapes of these creatures warrant the gorgeous color photography lavished on them in this book." 1.5 kg parcel

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    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46943
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  • Agosti, Donat - Majer, Jonathan D - Alonso, Leeanne E - Schultz, Ted R , editors
    Ants: Standard Methods for Measuring and Monitoring Biodiversity

    Edition: First printing.

    Washington, D.C: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000. Tall octavo, card covers. pp xxii. 280pp, 43 b/w text figurs, index. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46101
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  • Blackman, R.L. and V.F. Eastop
    Aphids on the World's Trees: An Identification and Information Guide

    Edition: First Edition

    Wallingford, OX / Cambrdige, MA: CAB International / The Natural History Museum, 1994. Thick quarto, glossy pictorial boards. pp viii, 998. Photos, illustrations, bibliography, index. Fine copy, no owner marks. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45940
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  • GRATWICK, Marion, editor
    CROP PESTS IN THE UK: collected edition of MAFF leaflets

    London: Chapman & Hall, 1992. Tall octavo, glossy pictorial boards. pp (xiv), 490. Colour and b&w photos, index. Fine copy. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45937
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  • Resh, Vincent H. and Ring T. Cardé, editors
    Encyclopedia of Insects

    Edition: First printing

    San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 2003. Quarto, brown boards. pp (xxviii), 1266. Colour and b&w illustrations, index. Fine in fine jacket. "The Encyclopedia of Insects is a comprehensive work devoted to all aspects of insects, including their anatomy, physiology, evolution, behavior, reproduction, ecology, and disease, as well as issues of exploitation, conservation, and management. Articles provide definitive facts about all insects from aphids, beetles and butterflies to weevils and yellowjackets." In print at USD 123.00 (2017). Note: 4 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46934
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  • Gillot, Cedric
    Entomology

    New York: Plenum Press, 1991. Third printing. Tall octavo, card covers. pp xviii, 729. Illustrated, index. Ink owner name at front, else a VG clean and unworn copy, no marks in text. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46221
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  • LANDOLT, Peter and Michel Sartori, editors
    EPHEMEROPTERA & PLECOPTERA: biology-ecology-systematics

    Fribourg, Switzerland: MTL - Mauron & Tinguely & Lachat, 1997. Octavo, printed boards with colour covers label. pp (xii), (571). Charts, maps, photos, illustrations, index. Fine copy. Edition of 700 copies. 1.6 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52709
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  • O'Toole, Christopher, editor
    Firefly Encyclopedia of Insects and Spiders

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto & Buffalo: Firefly Books, 2002. Large quarto, blue boards. pp 240. Colour illustrations, index. Fine in fine jacket. 2 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46904
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  • Pfadt, R.E.
    Fundamentals of Applied Entomology. Third edition

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Macmillan, 1978. Octavo, black cloth without jacket, as issued. pp (xii), 798. Illustrated, index. Fine copy, no owner marks. 2 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47115
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  • Cranshaw, Whitney
    Garden Insects of North America: The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs (Princeton Field Guides)

    Edition: First printing

    Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. Tall squarish octavo, cloth textured card covers (durable). pp xvi, 656. Fine copy. "Garden Insects of North America is the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the common insects and mites affecting yard and garden plants in North America. In a manner no previous book has come close to achieving, through full-color photos and concise, clear, scientifically accurate text, it describes the vast majority of species associated with shade trees and shrubs, turfgrass, flowers and ornamental plants, vegetables, and fruits--1, 420 of them, including crickets, katydids, fruit flies, mealybugs, moths, maggots, borers, aphids, ants, bees, and many, many more. For particularly abundant bugs adept at damaging garden plants, management tips are also included.…

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    Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. Tall squarish octavo, cloth textured card covers (durable). pp xvi, 656. Fine copy. "Garden Insects of North America is the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to the common insects and mites affecting yard and garden plants in North America. In a manner no previous book has come close to achieving, through full-color photos and concise, clear, scientifically accurate text, it describes the vast majority of species associated with shade trees and shrubs, turfgrass, flowers and ornamental plants, vegetables, and fruits--1, 420 of them, including crickets, katydids, fruit flies, mealybugs, moths, maggots, borers, aphids, ants, bees, and many, many more. For particularly abundant bugs adept at damaging garden plants, management tips are also included. Covering all of the continental United States and Canada, this is the definitive one-volume resource for amateur gardeners, insect lovers, and professional entomologists alike." 2.5 kg parcel.

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    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47106
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  • SAUNDERS, William
    INSECTS INJURIOUS TO FRUITS

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1889. Second edition, corrected and enlarged (first was in 1883). Brown cloth. pp [2], 436, [2]. 440 woodcut illustrations, index. Book a bit leaned, with scratches to the front cover; partial crack to front inner hinge; erasure on front pastedown and ink name on front free endpaper; ink ownership inscription on front fly leaf of an Ontario Agricultural College student; yellowing to page edges; else a VG clean and tight copy. "William Saunders, druggist, naturalist, agriculturalist (b at Crediton, Eng 16 June 1836; d at London, Ont 13 Sept 1914). Saunders established the Experimental Farms Service (now Research Branch) of the federal Dept of Agriculture. He moved with his family from England to Canada in 1848 and…

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    Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1889. Second edition, corrected and enlarged (first was in 1883). Brown cloth. pp [2], 436, [2]. 440 woodcut illustrations, index. Book a bit leaned, with scratches to the front cover; partial crack to front inner hinge; erasure on front pastedown and ink name on front free endpaper; ink ownership inscription on front fly leaf of an Ontario Agricultural College student; yellowing to page edges; else a VG clean and tight copy. "William Saunders, druggist, naturalist, agriculturalist (b at Crediton, Eng 16 June 1836; d at London, Ont 13 Sept 1914). Saunders established the Experimental Farms Service (now Research Branch) of the federal Dept of Agriculture. He moved with his family from England to Canada in 1848 and apprenticed as a druggist, opening his own store in 1855. His concern about insects attacking pharmaceutical plants led him to help found the Entomological Society of Canada in 1863."

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43977
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  • Waldbauer, Gilbert
    Insects through the Seasons

    Edition: First printing

    Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1996. Cloth & boards. pp (xiv), (290). Illustrated, index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47108
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  • Hooper, Judith
    Of Moths and Men: An Evolutionary Tale

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Norton, 2002. Cloth & boards. Photos, glossary, index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46929
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  • Flint, Mary Louise
    Pests of the Garden and Small Farm: A Grower's Guide to Using Less Pesticide, Second edition

    Berkeley: University of California Press, c1998. Quarto, card covers. pp (x), 276. Illustrated, index. Fine copy. 1.5 kg.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47117
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  • LIENHARD, Charles and Courtenay N. Smithers
    PSOCOPTERA (Insecta). World catalogue and bibliography

    Edition: First Edition

    Genève [Geneva]: Muséum d'histoire naturelle, 2002. Tall octavo, green cloth. pp (xlii), 745. Fine copy. Instrumenta Biodiversitatis V. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46532
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  • Eisner, Thomas; Eisner, Maria; Siegler, Melody
    Secret Weapons: Defenses of Insects, Spiders, Scorpions, and Other Many-Legged Creatures

    Edition: First printing

    Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005. Octavo, cloth & boards. pp (xii), 372. Colour photos, index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46205
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  • Layberry, Ross; Hall, Peter; Lafontaine, J. Donald
    The Butterflies of Canada

    Edition: First printing

    University of Toronto Press, 1998. Quarto, white cloth. pp (8), 280. Colour illustrations, maps, index. Corner crease to plates 7-14, else fine in fine jacket. "The Butterflies of Canada is the first comprehensive guide to all the butterflies found in Canada. Based on the national butterfly collection maintained by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, it contains descriptive individual accounts for the close to three hundred butterfly species recorded in Canada, including descriptions of early stages, subspecies, and key features that help distinguish similar species. Each species of butterfly has an individual distribution map, generated from a database of more than 90,000 location records. More than just a field guide to identifying Canadian butterflies, however, The Butterflies of Canada includes chapters…

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    University of Toronto Press, 1998. Quarto, white cloth. pp (8), 280. Colour illustrations, maps, index. Corner crease to plates 7-14, else fine in fine jacket. "The Butterflies of Canada is the first comprehensive guide to all the butterflies found in Canada. Based on the national butterfly collection maintained by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, it contains descriptive individual accounts for the close to three hundred butterfly species recorded in Canada, including descriptions of early stages, subspecies, and key features that help distinguish similar species. Each species of butterfly has an individual distribution map, generated from a database of more than 90,000 location records. More than just a field guide to identifying Canadian butterflies, however, The Butterflies of Canada includes chapters on Canadian geography and butterfly distribution, conservation, gardening, photography, and the history of butterfly study in Canada. It also contains new and unpublished information on the classification of butterflies, their ranges, larval food plants, abundance, flight seasons, and noteworthy habits. Thirty two colour plates provide diagnostic details for each species, and also feature butterflies in their natural habitats. There is an extensive bibliography." 2 kg parcel.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46953
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  • BARON, Stanley
    THE DESERT LOCUST

    New York: Scribner's, 1971. Octavo, yellow cloth. pp xiv, 228 + plates. Maps, index. Near fine in like jacket. "Where the Desert Locust breeds, when it may multiply, how plagues can be fought, and why the control battle must be won." - jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46216
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  • Buhs, Joshua Blu
    The Fire Ant Wars: Nature, Science, and Public Policy in Twentieth-Century America

    Edition: First printing

    University of Chicago Press, 2004. Octavo, card covers. pp x, 216. Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47110
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