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Insects and Arachnids

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Biology:Insects and Arachnids

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The Natural History of Insects
1 The Natural History of Insects
London John Murray 1829 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 16mo 
313 pp, 351 pp. Two volumes bound together, Vol I publ. 1829, Vol II publ. 1835. Half-leather, marbled boards. Leather is chipped and worn. Gilt over bands and edging leather. Title on backstrip is "History of Insects" with no author or publisher. No author on title page. Marbled endpapers and all edges are marbled. Foxing to first and last few pages. Pencilled notes and inked names to front flyleaf. Interior clean bar one or two tidy inked notations and a few splotches. Small chips to a few page edges. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Insects of Australia (Nature Guides series), Hangay, George, and Pavel German
2 Hangay, George, and Pavel German Insects of Australia (Nature Guides series)
Sydney Reed / New Holland Publishers 2000 187633441x / 9781876334413 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
128 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Colour photography throughout. "Some are important pollinators or pests of crops and garden plants; they may be night musicians or deadly predators. All are indispensable players in the web of life." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Leafcutter Ants: Civilization by Instinct, Holldobler, Bert, and Edward O. Wilson
3 Holldobler, Bert, and Edward O. Wilson The Leafcutter Ants: Civilization by Instinct
New York and London Norton 2010 0393338681 / 9780393338683 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xii, 160 pp. A little chipping to edges of wrappers. Corners slightly curled. Internally as new. Black-and-white illustrations. "Inspired by a section of the authors' acclaimed 'Superorganism', this brilliantly illustrated work provides the ultimate explanation of what a social order with a half-billion years of animal evolution has achieved." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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4 McGavin, George C. Bugs of the World
London Blandford Press 1999 0713727861 / 9780713727869 Reprint Paperback As New Octavo Ken Preston-Mafham 
192 pp. Illustrated with colour photos and b/w drawings. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Bright Wings of Summer: Watching Butterflies, Measures, David G.
5 Measures, David G. Bright Wings of Summer: Watching Butterflies
Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice-Hall 1976 0130831131 / 9780130831132 First Half-Leather Good Good Large 0ctavo David Measures 
160 pp. Edgewear (chips, tears, creases) to unclipped dustjacket. Edgewear to green cloth boards. Lower corners bumped. Yellowing and faint foxing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. A little musty. Wonderful watercolour and black-and-white illustrations. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Young Observer's Book of Australian Butterflies, Smithers, Courtenay N.
6 Smithers, Courtenay N. The Young Observer's Book of Australian Butterflies
Sydney Methuen 1982 0454002947 / 9780454002942 First Paperback Very Good Octavo Kay Breeden Williams 
48 pp. Upper corner bumped, with small creases to following pages. All else clean, bright, solidly bound. Colour and black-and-white illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Mosquito: The Story of Man's Deadliest Foe, Spielman, Andrew, and Michael D'Antonio
7 Spielman, Andrew, and Michael D'Antonio Mosquito: The Story of Man's Deadliest Foe
London Faber and Faber 2001 0571209807 / 9780571209804 First British Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
247 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. All else as new. Black-and-white maps and diagrams. "This is exactly the right book on the mosquito for a broad audience: clear, authoritative, and right to the point on the insect's enormous importance to humanity." -- Edward O. Wilson 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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