BEETLES OF THE BRITISH ISLES: First and Second Series (2 Volumes) First Series comprising The Superfamilies Caraboidea, Palpicornia, Staphylinoidea and Diversicornia; Second Series comprising The Superfamilies Clavicornia, Heteromera, Lamellicornia, Phytophaga and Rhynchophora, and including the Strepsiptera.

Published by Frederick Warne in London 1959
SKU: 53645
Two Volumes, both First Editions. 8vo., red clothbound hardbacks gilt, with gilt lettering and beetle motif to upper covers, both with unclipped colour pictorial dust jackets and all edges flecked; Vol I: 300pp, indexed, with 19 colour plates, 20 in b/w plus numerous text figures and diagrams; Vol II: 295pp, indexed, with 44 colour plates, 43 in b/w and also with with numerous text figures and diagrams. A clean set with no previous ownership inscriptions or annotation. Dust jackets slightly rubbed and edgeworn with small corner chips and a few short closed tears. Overall a VG, bright set in Good+ dust jackets.

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