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Now Published! British Butterflies - A History in Books


The Entomologist's Library


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Category: Americas & Caribbean

November 2014. All books in this section in good secondhand condition.

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1. THE BUTTERFLIES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORIA

THOMAS AND JOHN EMMEL, THE BUTTERFLIES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORIA, 1973, 148 pages, quarto, monotone illustrations mostly of the early life-stages, Natural History Museum Los Angeles County.
Stock No. 1400
£15

2. MARIPOSAS BONAERENSES, BUTTERFLIES OF BUENOS AIRES

CANALS G R, MARIPOSAS BONAERENSES, BUTTERFLIES OF BUENOS AIRES, 2000, 348 pages, pocket size oblong, colour photo illustrations, text in Spanish and English, a useful guide, Literature of Latin America.
Stock No. 1401
£20

3. MARIPOSAS DIURNAS DE VENEZUELA INTRODUCCION A SU CONOCIMIENTO

JOSE R A SIERRA, JOSE R A CORRAL, MARIPOSAS DIURNAS DE VENEZUELA INTRODUCCION A SU CONOCIMIENTO, 1984, 23 x 30 cms, 200 pages, 18 colour plates of 150 butterflies representing a cross-selection of beautiful Venezuelan species, Spanish text, dustjacket, published in Caracas.
Stock No. 1394
£75.

4. BUTTERFLIES OF THE FLORIDA KEYS

MINNO M C, EMMEL T C, BUTTERFLIES OF THE FLORIDA KEYS, 1992, 168 pages + printed soft covers A4, 106 species included with colour photos throughout, some early stages illustrated and habitats, Scientific Publishers Mariposas.
Stock No. 1387
£15

5. BUTTERFLIES OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

BARCANT M, BUTTERFLIES OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 1970, colour and monotone plates with over 400 species described, still a very useful field guide. dustjacket in excellent condition, Collins
Stock No. 1202
£40

6. LES ATTACIDAE AMERICAINS, THE ATTACIDAE OF AMERICA, ARSENURINAE

LEMAIRE Claude, LES ATTACIDAE AMERICAINS, THE ATTACIDAE OF AMERICA, ARSENURINAE, 1980, 198pp, text in English and French, line diagrams and maps, 72 b/w and 4 colour plates, soft covers, published Neiilly-sur-Seine, France.
Stock No. 1157
£60.

7. LES ATTACIDAE AMERICAINS, THE ATTACIDAE OF AMERICA, ATTACINAE

LEMAIRE Claude, LES ATTACIDAE AMERICAINS, THE ATTACIDAE OF AMERICA, ATTACINAE, 1978, 238pp, text in English and French, line diagrams and maps, 49 b/w plates, soft covers, published Neiilly-sur-Seine, France.
Stock No. 1158
£70.

8. LES MORPHO D AMERIQUE DU SUD ET CENTRALE

MOULT E LE, REAL A P, LES MORPHO D AMERIQUE DU SUD ET CENTRALE, 1962/3, 2 vols, xiv - 296 pages (1), 20 colour plates and 72 in black and white, large format 25x33 cms, a comprehensive work, card covers, in excellent condition, Editions du Cabinet Entomologique le Moullt.
Stock No. 1125
£125

9. Ford, Alice

D:1032, Ford, Alice, AUDUBONS BUTTERFLIES MOTHS AND OTHER STUDIES
Stock No. 1426
1952, 120 pages,

10. ID:136

£20, ID:136, Various
Stock No. 1427
THE NORTH AMERIC

11. £15

Spectacular wall chart containing illustrations and information on more than 200 North American butterflies, 8 sections each mea, £15 , ID:137
Stock No. 1428
ACKERY P R & VAN

12. 1984, 425pages extensively illustrated in colour and b/w, as new, British Museum.

MILKWEED BUTTERFLIES; THEIR CLADISTICS AND BIOLOGY,, 1984, 425pages extensively illustrated in colour and b/w, as new, British Museum. , £55.
Stock No. 1429
ID:138

13. WINGS IN THE MEADOW

BREWER J, WINGS IN THE MEADOW, 1970 edition, 190 pages, with illustrations by H B Kane. d/j, J M Dent & Snbs Ltd
Stock No. 1430
£6

14. JAMAICA AND ITS BUTTERFLIES

BROWN F M & HEINEMAN B, , JAMAICA AND ITS BUTTERFLIES, 1972, 478pp, 169 species illustrated in colour, maps, large quarto, d/w, an extensive natural history of the island’s butterflies, as new, E W Classey.
Stock No. 139
£45

15. COLORADO BUTTERFLIES

BROWN F M, , COLORADO BUTTERFLIES, 1954-7, 368 pp, b/w illustr. Proceedings of the Denver Museum of Natural History.
Stock No. 140
£30

16. HUNTING INSECTS IN THE SOUTH SEAS

CHEESMAN E, HUNTING INSECTS IN THE SOUTH SEAS, 1932, x-243 pages, photos, P Allan & Co.
Stock No. 141
£25.

17. BUTTERFLIES OF CALIFORNIA

COMSTOCK J A, BUTTERFLIES OF CALIFORNIA, 1927, 63 full colour plates, 334 pages with many text illustrated, 477 species featured, binding defective otherwise good. Published in Los Angeles.
Stock No. 142
£200

18. HOW TO KNOW BUTTERFLIES

COMSTCOCK J H, HOW TO KNOW BUTTERFLIES, 1943, 311 pages, 45 colour plates with tissue guards, text illus, d/w, Comstock Publishing.
Stock No. 143
£20

19. BUTTERFLIES OF THE AMERICAN TROPICS, THE GENUS ANAEA

COMSTOCK W P, BUTTERFLIES OF THE AMERICAN TROPICS, THE GENUS ANAEA, Lepidoptera Nymphalidae, 1961, xiii-214pp, 30 full-page colour plates each showing from 8 to 12 specimens, 10x13”, a fine copy in near mint condition, published by the American Museum of Natural History.
Stock No. 144
£55

20. BUTTERFLIES OF OREGAN

DORNFELD E J, BUTTERFLIES OF OREGAN, 1980, 276 pages, 4 colour plates and 48 b/w, and 192 distribution maps, specially bound in hard covers, Timber Press, Oregan.
Stock No. 145
£25

21. A LIST OF NORTH AMERICAN LEPIDOPTERA AND KEY TO ITERATURE OF THIS ORDER OF INSECTS

DYAR H G, A LIST OF NORTH AMERICAN LEPIDOPTERA AND KEY TO ITERATURE OF THIS ORDER OF INSECTS, 1902, xix - 723 pages, Smithsonian Institute, Bulletin of the United States National Museum, pages uncut and untrimmed with original paper covers, Washington
Stock No. 146
£60

22. INSECTS OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA

ESSIG E O, , INSECTS OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA, 1929, 1035 pp, profusely illustrated throughout with photos and drawings, MacMillan.
Stock No. 147
£20

23. BUTTERFLIES OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN STATES

FERRIS C D & BROWN F M, BUTTERFLIES OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN STATES, 1980, 442 pp, b/w illustrations, distribution maps. University Press of Oklahoma.
Stock No. 148
£25

24. THE MOTHS OF AMERICA NORTH OF MEXICO – BOMBYCOIDEA SATURNIIDAE

FERGUSON D C, THE MOTHS OF AMERICA NORTH OF MEXICO – BOMBYCOIDEA SATURNIIDAE, 1971/2, fascicle 20.2, 275 + xxi pages, 22 excellent colour plates, as new, E W Classey Ltd.
Stock No. 149
£60

25. THE BUTTERFLIES OF THE EASTERN UNITED STATES

FRENCH G H, THE BUTTERFLIES OF THE EASTERN UNITED STATES, 1886, 402 pages, 93 line drawing illustrations in text, original red cloth binding, a good copy, rare, Lippincott Company, Pa.
Stock No. 150
£45

26. CALIFORNIA BUTTERFLIES

GARTH J S & TILDEN J W, CALIFORNIA BUTTERFLIES, 1986, 20 colour and 4 monotone plates illustrating 230 species frequently found in California, a convenient modern field guide, 248 pages, University of California Press
Stock No. 151
£20

27. BUTTERFLIES THROUGH BINOCULARS

GLASSBERG J, BUTTERFLIES THROUGH BINOCULARS, 1993, 160pages, 40 pages of 300 colour photos showing some 160 species found in the north-east USA, basic natural histories, locations, OUP
Stock No. 152
£18

28. THE MOTHS OF AMERICA NORTH OF MEXICO, SPHINGOIDEA (HAWKMOTHS)

HODGES R W, THE MOTHS OF AMERICA NORTH OF MEXICO, SPHINGOIDEA (HAWKMOTHS), 1971, fascicle 21, 138 + xii pages, 14 colour plates, as new, E W Classey Ltd
Stock No. 153
£60

29. THE BUTTERFLY BOOK

HOLLAND W J, THE BUTTERFLY BOOK, 1899, 1st edition 4to, 382 pp, 48 colour and monochrome plates, title page in two colours, text illustrations, slight weakening of binding and wear on spine label, a good copy, Doubleday, Page & Co.
Stock No. 154
£50

30. THE BUTTERFLY BOOK

HOLLAND W J, THE BUTTERFLY BOOK, 1901, xx-382pp, 48 colour plates, text drawings, good copy. Doubleday Page & Co.
Stock No. 155
£25

31. THE BUTTERFLY BOOK

HOLLAND W J, THE BUTTERFLY BOOK, 1920, xx – 382 pages, 48 colour plates, text drawings, binding damaged, good reading copy. Doubleday Page & Co.
Stock No. 156
£20

32. THE MOTH BOOK

HOLLAND W J, THE MOTH BOOK, 1968, 48 colour plates, xxiv - 479 pages, p/b, a little worn, useful guide, Doubleday
Stock No. 157
£15.

33. THE INSECT BOOK

HOWARD L O, THE INSECT BOOK, (a popular account of the bees, wasps, ants, grasshoppers, flies and other North American Insects…), 1902, xxvii- 427 pages, many line drawings in text and 48 plates (15 coloured), quarto, hardback green cloth, edges untrimmed, nice copy, Hutchinson & Co. London.
Stock No. 158
£25

34. FIGHTING THE INSECTS, the Story of an Entomologist

HOWARD L O, FIGHTING THE INSECTS, the Story of an Entomologist, 1933, xvii-333pp, the life of an entomologist in the USA from 1878 to 1931, Macmillan
Stock No. 159
£25

35. BUTTERFLIES OF NORTH AMERICA (EAST STATES)

KLOTS A B, BUTTERFLIES OF NORTH AMERICA (EAST STATES), 1951, 349 pagesp, 417 species illustrated 247 in colour, d/w Riverside Press.
Stock No. 160
£15

36. CATALOGUE OF THE AMERICAN HESPERIODEA: HESPERIDAE )LEPIDOPTERA)

MIELKE, OLAF H H, CATALOGUE OF THE AMERICAN HESPERIODEA: HESPERIDAE )LEPIDOPTERA), 2005, 6 volumes, vol 1 Complementary and Supplementary parts to the Checklist of the Neo-tropical Hesperioidae: Pyrrhopyginae, vol 2 Eudamini, vol 3 Pyrgini, vol 4 Adlerodea-Lychnuchus, vol 5 Megaleas-Zenis, vol 6 Heteropterinae-Megathyminae, Index, in all 1536 pages, in colour printed colour soft covers, a major taxonomic and bibliographic work on the neo-tropical American Skippers, 400 copies of this edition produced, published Sociedade Brasileira de Zoologia, Brasil.
Stock No. 1224
£145

37. THE BUTTERFLIES OF VENEZUELA

NEILD A F E, THE BUTTERFLIES OF VENEZUELA, Part 1 Nymphalidae, (Limenitidinae, Apaturinae, Charaxinae), 1996, 146 pages, 1195 images of butterflies on 332 platesStock No. 161
£90

38. RECORD OF MY LIFE WORK IN ENTOMOLOGY

OSTEN-SACKEN C R , RECORD OF MY LIFE WORK IN ENTOMOLOGY, 1973, appreciation and introduction K G V Smith 14 pages, facsimile of 1903 edition, ix - 242 pages, Classica Entomologica series 2 published by E W Classey Ltd.
Stock No. 162
£25

39. AN ATTEMPTED RE-APPRAISAL OF THE BUTTERFLIES OF BARBADOS....,

PEARCE REV. E J, AN ATTEMPTED RE-APPRAISAL OF THE BUTTERFLIES OF BARBADOS....,, 1969, 7pp, 2 colour plates, extract from the Journal of the Barbados Museum & N. H. S.
Stock No. 163
£8.

40. CENTURIE DE LEPIDOPTERES DE L’ILE DE CUBA 1832

POEY P H, CENTURIE DE LEPIDOPTERES DE L’ILE DE CUBA 1832, 1970, reprint by E W Classey Ltd, with xii page introduction C F Cowan, 100 pages including 18 colour plates, main text in French, an excellent facsimile of this rare and historically interesting work, dustjacket.E W Clsassey Ltd
Stock No. 164
£25

41. THE AUDUBON SOCIETY FIELD GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN BUTTERFLIES

PYLE R M, THE AUDUBON SOCIETY FIELD GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN BUTTERFLIES, 1988 4th printing from 1981, 928 pages including over 1000 photographs identifying some 600 species, a chunky but well-useable pocket guide in floppy plastic covers, inscribed and signed by the author in 1999, publisher Paul Steiner
Stock No. 165
£20

42. MARIPOSAS DE VENEZUELA Fauna Entomologica Venezlana, Lepidopteros – Rhopaloceros 1902

RAYMOND T, MARIPOSAS DE VENEZUELA Fauna Entomologica Venezlana, Lepidopteros – Rhopaloceros 1902, 1982, large quarto facsimile edition with additional commentary and index, the original manuscript version and 55 beautiful paintings by Raymond are excellently reproduced, hardback with dustjacket, Ediciones Corpoven
Stock No. 166
£125

43. BUTTERFLIES OF THE WEST INDIES, A FIELD GUIDE

RILEY N D, BUTTERFLIES OF THE WEST INDIES, A FIELD GUIDE, 1975, 224pp, with colour 338 illustrations (not all life-size) of all the commonest species of the Caribbean region, island distribution table, text descriptions, an easily portable book for travel, Collins
Stock No. 167
£25

44. MACROLEPIDOPTERA OF FIJI AND ROTUMA, A TAXONOMIC AND GEOGRAPHICAL STUDY

ROBINSON G S, MACROLEPIDOPTERA OF FIJI AND ROTUMA, A TAXONOMIC AND GEOGRAPHICAL STUDY, 1974, 362 pages + 15 maps and keys, 357 specimens in monotone figures, plates of line drawings and index, E W Classey Ltd
Stock No. 168
£40

45. MILKWEED BUTTERFLIES

SIMON, HILDA, MILKWEED BUTTERFLIES, 1969, 120 pages, many full page and text paintings both coloured and monotone, d/w, fine copy, Vanguard Press, N Y.
Stock No. 169
£25.

46. THE MONARCH BUTTERFLY: INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLER

URQUART F A, THE MONARCH BUTTERFLY: INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLER, 1987, xxi – 232 pages, a comprehensive monograph well illustrated in colour, hardback with dustjacket, Nelson-Hall, Chicago
Stock No. 171
£35

47. THE BUTTERFLIES OF COSTA RICA

VRIES P DE, THE BUTTERFLIES OF COSTA RICA, 1987, Vol 1Papilionidae, Pieridae Nymphalidae,xxii – 328 pages with 50 colour plates and vol 2 Riodinidae, xvii- 288 pages 25 colour plates, hardback edition, Princetown University Press
Stock No. 172
£90.

48. ILLUSTRATIONS OF DIURNAL LEPIDOPTERA

WEEKS J G, ILLUSTRATIONS OF DIURNAL LEPIDOPTERA, 1905, xii-117pages, illustrated with 45 fine colour lithographic plates, recollections of collecting trips and descriptions of “unfigured” species from California, Colombia and Bolivia, signed by the author with his bookplate, cloth spine and paper-covered boards, The University Press, Cambridge, USA.
Stock No. 352
£200

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