Category: Entomology


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The Transformations (or Metamorphoses) of Insects.

By: DUNCAN, P. Martin.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London:, Cassell, Petter & Galpin, n. d.:

Seller ID: S9123

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. View more info

Insect Development.

By: LAWRENCE, Peter A. (ed.).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, John Wiley & Sons, (1976).: 1976

Seller ID: S8637

ISBN: 047015098X

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. View more info

[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.

By: NEWPORT, George (1803-1854) & John BLACKWALL (1790-1881).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: [London:, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 1841 & 1851].: 1841

Seller ID: S11518

3 extracts from Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Vol. 18 [Blackwall's piece] and Vol. 20 [Newport's 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 Cem... View more info

"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."

By: NEWPORT, George (1803-1854).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [London:, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 1851].: 1851

Seller ID: S11517

Extract from Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Vol. 20. 4to. 425-452 pp. 1 plate. Dis-bound, bound by 4 staples. Very good. Newport's paper exploring American stoneflies. Pteronarcys californica, the salmonfly or giant stonefly common to California and the Western seaboard, was discovered by Newport. View more info

A Guide to the Archives of the Royal Entomological Society.

By: PEDERSEN, Berit (ed.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Aldershot:, Ashgate, (2002).: 2002

Seller ID: BL2759

ISBN: 0754601064

8vo. x, 198 pp. Illustrated, index within appendices. Gilt-stamped blue cloth. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0754601064 View more info

Common British Beetles and Spiders and How to Identify Them.


Price: $9.00

Publisher: London:, The Epworth Press, 1919.: 1919

Seller ID: S8128

Second edition. Sm. 8vo. 61 pp. Photos, 2 plates. Green cloth, photographic plate mounted on cover. Early ownership signature, blind stamp on title. FINE. View more info

Un Esprit Encyclopedique en Dehors de « L'encyclopedie ».

By: [REAUMUR, Rene Antoine Ferchault de (1683 -1757)] TORLAIS, Jean.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris:, Desclee de Brouwer et Cie, (1936).: 1936

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: RH1312

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. View more info