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A Practical Handbook of British Beetles. Vol. I-II

by Joy, N.H.

  • Hardback £200.00
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  • Catalogue No : 33782
  • Published : 1932
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : xxvii, 622; (iv), 1-170 (plates), 171-194 (index)
  • Publisher : Witherby
  • Published In : London
  • Illustrations : 169 plates of line drawings, 1 map


First edition. Vol. I: Text; Vol. II: Plates.


2 vols, roy. 8vo, orig. cloth, slightly rubbed to extremities, teg. Presentation book-plate - to A.R. Palmer from his 'Fellow Employees on the Staff of the Country Gentlemen's Association ... 1940' - to endpapers. Vg. Loosely inserted is a typed letter, signed by T.S Robertson, on the occurrence of Platyrhinus resinosus in Northamptonshire, together with an offprint (Proc. Trans. Br. Ent. Nat. Hist. Soc. 14, 1981) by him on a Northamptonshire locality for the Chequered Skipper Butterfly.

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