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Now Published! British Butterflies - A History in Books


The Entomologist's Library


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UK Butterflies

Category: Africa south of Sahara

All books in this section are in good secondhand condition unless otherwise stated.

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1. BUTTERFLIES OF MALAWWI

GIFFORD D, BUTTERFLIES OF MALAWWI, 1965, 152 pages, 19 colour plates and line drawings,h/b, d/w, lacks front endpaper otherwise in good condition, rare, The Society of Malawi
Stock No. 1419
£20

2. BUTTERFLIES IN THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

KLOPPERS J, VAN SON DR G,, BUTTERFLIES IN THE KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, (1978), 109 pages, colour photos and descriptions of 219 species, paperback, good condition, National Parks Board.
Stock No. 1418
£15

3. BUTTERFLIES OF SOUTH AFRICA, Where, When and How they fly

SWANPOEL D A, BUTTERFLIES OF SOUTH AFRICA, Where, When and How they fly, 1953, 352 pp, 8 x 12 inches, 17 full page colour plated each illustrating with up to 60 specimens (reduced in size), b/w photos, cloth hardback a few very minor marks, published by Maskew & Miller Ltd, Cape Town
Stock No. 1417
£45

4. PENNINGTON’S BUTTERFLIES OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

DICKSON C G C & KROON DR D M, PENNINGTON’S BUTTERFLIES OF SOUTHERN AFRICA, 1978, 1st edition, 670pp, large quarto format, over 780 species, subspecies, forms and aberrations described in comprehensive text, 198 colour plates depicting some 3000 specimens and life-cycles of select species from paintings by G Clark, folding map, dustjacket, good condition, AD. Donker/Publisher.
Stock No. 125
£85.

5. BUTTERFLIES OF MALAWI, A LIST OF THE

GIFFORD D, BUTTERFLIES OF MALAWI, A LIST OF THE, 1965, 152 pages, line drawings, 9 colour plates each illustrating a dozen or so species, dustjacket, a rare book, published by the Society of Malawi.
Stock No. 1226
£25

6. THE HOPE REPORTS 1902, THE STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCEPROTECTIVE RESEMBLANCE MIMICRY, WARNING COVERS AND SEASONAL CHANGES IN AFRICAN

POULTON EDWARD B, THE HOPE REPORTS 1902, THE STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCEPROTECTIVE RESEMBLANCE MIMICRY, WARNING COVERS AND SEASONAL CHANGES IN AFRICAN , 1903, a series of papers from the Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London, plates and other illustrations, pages untrimmed, bound in quarter buckram with printed card covers, very rare, printed in Oxford for private circulation
Stock No. 1035
£55

7. Lepidoptera of the Congo...Butterflies and Moths...hitherto undescribed species

Holland W J, Lepidoptera of the Congo...Butterflies and Moths...hitherto undescribed species, 1920, volume XLIII, Art VI, pp. 109-369, of the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 9 colour plates mostly illustrating butterflies, paper covers, edges untrimmed and some pages uncut, good clean condition
Stock No. 1036
£60

8. AFRICAN HESPERIIDAE… IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM

EVANS W H, AFRICAN HESPERIIDAE… IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM, 1937, xii-21 pages, 7 finely printed colour plates and 23 line drawing plates, blue cloth hardback binding, ex-library with a few small stamps and remains of old labels but otherwise a good copy, British Museum Natural History
Stock No. 116
£65.

9. LIFE HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICAN LYCAENIDAE BUTTERFLIES

CLARK G C & DIXON C,, LIFE HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICAN LYCAENIDAE BUTTERFLIES, 1971, xvi-272 pages, colour plates, d/w, Purnell.
Stock No. 119
£25

10. BUTTERFLIES OF RHODESIA

COOPER R, BUTTERFLIES OF RHODESIA, 1973, 138 pages, 32 colour plates, paperback, Longman
Stock No. 120
£12

11. THE BUTTERFLIES OF TANZANIA

KIELLAND J, THE BUTTERFLIES OF TANZANIA, 1990, 363 pages, 68 colour plates of butterflies, other line drawing illustrations, the most comprehensive work on the butterflies of this beautiful country, dustjacket as new, Hill House Books.
Stock No. 121
£120

12. BUTTERFLIES OF SOUTH AFRICA

MIGDOLL I, , BUTTERFLIES OF SOUTH AFRICA, 1988, 256 pages, 620 colour photos of 232 of the more common species found in the area, a field guide with distribution maps, hardback with dustjacket, New Holland.
Stock No. 126
£18

13. THE BUTTERFLIES OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

PINHEY E, THE BUTTERFLIES OF SOUTHERN AFRICA, 1965, xi - 240 pages, 42 mostly coloured plates, useable field guide, Nelson
Stock No. 127
£12

14. BUTTERFLIES OF RHODESIA

PINHEY E C G, BUTTERFLIES OF RHODESIA, 1949, vi - 208 pages, 21 plates mostly colour, describes some 450 species, text illustrations, cloth, printed and published in Rhodesia.
Stock No. 129
£30

15. HAWK MOTHS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN AFRICA

PINHEY E, HAWK MOTHS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN AFRICA, 1962, ix-139 pages, colour plates and b/w photo illustrations of moths and early life stages, dustjacket, good condition, Longmans.
Stock No. 131
£60

16. AFRICAN INSECT LIFE

SKAIFE S H, AFRICAN INSECT LIFE, Revised edition 1969, 280 pages with 68 full page colour plates with 148 colour photos – many close-ups, large format, dustjacket, Country Life Books
Stock No. 755
£25

17. BUTTERFLIES OF SOUTH AFRICA

WIILIAMS J G, BUTTERFLIES OF SOUTH AFRICA, 1969, 238 pages, colour plates, still a very handy pocket field guide to the commoner species, dustjacket, Collins
Stock No. 1201
£18.

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