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The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits. With illustrations.

By DARWIN, Charles:

London, John Murray, 1881, third thousand, same year as first edition and Darwin's final work. Original green cloth, Just slight rubbing, but a very good, sound copy. Bookplate inside of Thomas Cope of Huyton. a prominent Liverpool tobacco products manufacturer.

$258.84

Monograph of the British Phalangidea or Harvest-Men.

By PICKARD-CAMBRIDGE, Rev O:

Dorchester,Sime & Co,1890, pages run from 163 to 216,but complete in itself. With 5 plates each with a descriptive leaf of text. Ex-library in rather rubbed leather-backed boards,but still a tight,sound copy. There are several small library stamps, else contents good. Scarce.

$58.24

Tsetse Flies their Characteristics,Distribution and Bionomics with some account of Possible Methods for their Control.

By AUSTEN, Major E.E. and HEGH, Emile:

London, Imperial Bureau of Entomology, 1922, pp.ix,188 with 5 plates. An ex-library copy strongly bound in cloth. A little dusty and with a few unobtrusive stamps,but a good,sound copy.

$23.30

Shells of the Western Pacific in Color.

By KIRA, Tetsuaki:

Japan,Hoikusha Publishing,1970, two volumes,pp.224,233,profusely illustrated. Volume 1 illustrates 1270 specimens and volume 2 illustrates 1457 specimens. Vol 1 is a reprint of the revised edition of 1965 and vol 2 is a reprint of the revised edition of 1968. There is a little creasing and very minor rubbing to the d.w. of vol 2, but these are very nice copies in their jackets. Quite heavy so please allow for extra postage.

$62.12

A Synopsis of the False Scorpions of Britain and Ireland.

By KEW, Harry Wallis:

Dublin,Hodges Figgis,1911, offprint from the proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, volume 29, comprising pages 38 to 64 with 3 plates. An ex-library copy in cloth and marbled boards with the original wrappers bound in. Number at foot of spine and bookplate inside,but a very good,clean copy.

$25.88

Monograph of the British Cicadae,or Tettigiidae.

By BUCKTON, George Bowdler:

London,Macmillan,1890-91, two volumes bound in one,pp. vi,(2),lxxvii,133,(3),(4),211. Neat old library binding of half cloth with marbled paper sides.Trace of numbers at foot of spine,but a nice,clean copy. Priced inexpensively as it is bound without the coloured illustrations.

$25.88