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1 DU BUYSSON, R. Species des hyménoptères d'Europe & d'Algérie rédigé d'après les principales collections, les mémoires les plus récents des auteurs et les communications des entomologistes specialistes.... Fondé par Edmond André et continué sous la direction scientifique de Ernest André.... Tome Sixième par....
Gray: Bouffaut Frères, 1891. 1891 
250 x 170 mm. Tall 8vo. 758, 22 pp. Index, 32 lithographic plates (2 hand-colored). Later navy buckram, gilt spine, original printed wrapper bound in. Fine. FIRST EDITION. Important work on the hymenoptera. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2 DUNCAN, P. Martin. The Transformations (or Metamorphoses) of Insects.
London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, n. d. 
Third edition. 8vo. x, 491, 8 (ads.) pp. 39 full-page plates, 197, figs. Original black- and gilt-stamped red covers, gilt-stamped spine title, beveled boards; joints lightly rubbed, spine ends worn. Ex-library ink stamps of Society for British Entomology. Very good. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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3 LAWRENCE, Peter A. (ed.). Insect Development.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, (1976). 1976 047015098X / 9780470150986 
Series: Symposia of the Royal Entomological Society of London: Number Eight. Tall 8vo. ix, 230 pp. Photos, illus., index. Cloth, dust-jacket. A FINE COPY. FIRST EDITION. Study of insect development that includes recent research, and many photos and illustrations. ISBN: 047015098x First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 NEWPORT, George (1803-1854) & John BLACKWALL (1790-1881). [3 papers]. XII. On the Aqueous Vapour Expelled from Bee-hives by Newport [with] XIII. On the Number and Structure of the Mammulae Employed by Spiders in the Process of Spinning by Blackwell [with] XIII. Note on the Generation of Aphides by Newport.
[London: Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 1841 & 1851]. 
3 extracts from Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Vol. 18 [Blackwalls piece] and Vol. 20 [Newports pieces]. 4to. 277-279; 219-224; 281-283 pp. Margins trimmed. Bound together in modern plain stiff brown wrappers, titles from original journal table of contents tipped-in at front cover; front cover stained. Very good. Newport was a prominent English entomologist. Newport is especially noted for his studies utilizing the microscope and his skills in dissection. He was President of the Entomological Society of London 1843-1844 and also a member of the Ray Society . He is buried in Kensal Green Cemetery, London (Wikipedia). Blackwell was a British naturalist. He published A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland (2 vols., 1861-1864, Ray Society), which included accounts of 304 species and gave the first adequate descriptions of British spiders. Ten of the plates included were by Octavius Pickard-Cambridge and twelve were by the Irish naturalist Robert Templeton (Wikipedia). 
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5 NEWPORT, George (1803-1854). XXVII. On the Anatomy and Affinities of Pteronarcys regalis, Newm.: with a Postscript, Containing Descriptions of Some American Perlidae, together with Notes on Their Habits.
[London: Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 1851]. 
Extract from Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Vol. 20. 4to. 425-452 pp. 1 plate. Dis-bound, bound by 4 staples. Very good. Newports paper exploring American stoneflies. Pteronarcys californica, the salmonfly or giant stonefly common to California and the Western seaboard, was discovered by Newport. 
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6 PEDERSEN, Berit (ed.). A Guide to the Archives of the Royal Entomological Society.
Aldershot: Ashgate, (2002). 2002 0754601064 / 9780754601067 
8vo. x, 198 pp. Illustrated, index within appendices. Gilt-stamped blue cloth. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0754601064 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 SEDGWICK, S. N. Common British Beetles and Spiders and How to Identify Them.
London: The Epworth Press, 1919. 1919 
Second edition. Sm. 8vo. 61 pp. Photos, 2 plates. Green cloth, photographic plate mounted on cover. Early ownership signature, blind stamp on title. FINE. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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8 [RÉAUMUR, René Antoine Ferchault de (1683 -1757)] TORLAIS, Jean. Un Esprit Encyclopédique en Dehors de « L’encyclopédie ».
Paris: Desclee de Brouwer et Cie, (1936). 1936 Signed
8vo. 447 pp. Frontis. and plates with tissue overlay, name index; some pages unopened. Original printed wrappers; rubbed extremities. Bookplate of Roger Hahn. AUTHOR INSCRIBED. Very good. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9 [RÉAUMUR, René Antoine Ferchault de (1683-1757)] Anneliese Grunhaldt SISCO. Reaumur’s Memoirs on Steel and Iron, a Translation from the Original Printed in 1722.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1956. 1956 
8vo. xxxiv, 395 [1, 36] pp. Glossary, bibliographic notes, appendices, index, 17 rear plates with explanations. Red and gilt stamped orange cloth, dust jacket; jacket edges worn. Very good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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