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.

LINSSEN, E F
Published by Frederick Warne in London 1959
SKU: 53645
£40.00
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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