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Now Published! British Butterflies - A History in Books


The Entomologist's Library


Sponsor of
UK Butterflies

Category: Europe, North Africa & Middle East

November 2014. All books in good secondhand condition. See also section on Identification Guides Europe.

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1. THE BUTTERFLIES OF SCANDINAVIA IN NATURE

HENRIKSEN H J & KREUTZER I B, THE BUTTERFLIES OF SCANDINAVIA IN NATURE, 1982, The English version, 215 pages, 22 x 30 cms, each species fully described with 102 plates with 858 excellent colour photographic illustrations of habitats, early life-stages and adult forms of the butterflies and with comprehensive natural history. Skandinavisk Bogforlag.
Stock No. 1404
£48.

2. SKANDINAVIENS DAGSOMMMERFUGLE I NATUREN

HENRIKSEN H J & KREUTZER I B, SKANDINAVIENS DAGSOMMMERFUGLE I NATUREN, 1982, 215 pages, (The Butterflies of Norway, Sweden and Denmark) extensively illustrated and full species descriptions, text in Danish. Skandinavisk Bogforlag.
Stock No. 1405
£25.

3. HIGGINS L G & RILEY N D

A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BUTTERFLIES OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE, HIGGINS L G & RILEY N D, 1970, first edition, 380 pages, 60 colour plates, distribution maps and species descriptions, the original version of this hugely successful work subsequently published in 6 languages, signed by Norman Riley and with a letter to Norman E Hickin whose book plate is pasted in the front paper, slight dust soiling on edges. Collins
Stock No. 1406
£40.

4. DISTRIBUTIION ATLAS OF EUROPEAN BUTTERFLIES

KUDRNA O, DISTRIBUTIION ATLAS OF EUROPEAN BUTTERFLIES, 2002, 344 pages, A4 soft covers, maps and full indexing, slight dust soiling on edges but nothing serious, Oedippus
Stock No. 1399
£22

5. SUONMEN PAIVAPERHOSET (BUTTERFLIES OF FINLAND)

OLLI MARTTILLA ET AL, SUONMEN PAIVAPERHOSET (BUTTERFLIES OF FINLAND), 1989, 372 pages describing and illustrating over 100 species found in Finland and Lapland including a migrants, 21 x 28 cms, text in Finish, a beautifully produced book giving a comprehensive account of each species and the natural history of the country, published Kirjayhtima , Helsinki.
Stock No. 1398
£70.

6. SYSTEMATIC AND SYNONYMIC LIST OF THE LEPIDOPTERA OF FRANCE, BELGIUM AND CORSICA

PATRICE J A LERAUT, SYSTEMATIC AND SYNONYMIC LIST OF THE LEPIDOPTERA OF FRANCE, BELGIUM AND CORSICA, 1997, second edition, 526 pages, text in French, German and English, soft covers, Alexanor.
Stock No. 1397
£23

7. ECOLOGISCHE ATLAS VAN DE DAGVLINDERS VAN NOORDWEST-EUROPA

BINK F A, ECOLOGISCHE ATLAS VAN DE DAGVLINDERS VAN NOORDWEST-EUROPA, 1992, 512 pages A4, including general natural history and references in Dutch, numerous colour photgraphs of every species with adults and early stages, habitats, distribution maps, maps and diagrams etc, covers Belgium, Holland, Denmark, northern France and Germany, UK, and Scandinavia, good condition, dustjacket, Schuyt & Co. Haarlem.
Stock No. 1386
£85.

8. DIE TAGFALTER DER TURKEI UNTER BERUCKSICHTIGUNG DER ANGRENZENDEN LANDER (BUTTERFLIES OF TURKEY)

HESSELBARTH G, VAN OORSCHOT H, WAGENER S, DIE TAGFALTER DER TURKEI UNTER BERUCKSICHTIGUNG DER ANGRENZENDEN LANDER (BUTTERFLIES OF TURKEY), 1995, 3 vols, 305x230mm, 2200 pages, 128 colour plates of many hundreds of specimens, 36 col plates of immature stages, foodplants, habitats, 13 monotone plates, 346 distribution maps, text in German, 345 of the known species are comprehensively recorded and described, dustjackets, very slight barely noticeable dust soiling on top edges otherwise almost as good as new, Dem Volk der Turkei. (Please note these are 3 heavy books and a quote for delivery can be obtained before dispatch)
Stock No. 1385
£160

9. BUTTERFLIES OF IRAN

VASRIK NAZARI, BUTTERFLIES OF IRAN, 2003, extensive text in Farsi, with 74 fine colour plates each with many specimens illustrated, A4, dustjacket, Dept of Environment, Iran
Stock No. 1384
£50.

10. DANSKE DAGSOMMERFUGLE

STOLTZE MICHAEL, DANSKE DAGSOMMERFUGLE, 1996, 384 pages, small A4 size, a full guide to Denmark's butterflies, with species commentaries, distribution maps, excellent photographs and 20 plates of set specimens, table of appearance times, text in Danish, dustjacket, Gyldendal.
Stock No. 1382
£85

11. THE BUTTERFLIES OF TURKMENISTAN

TSHIKOLOVETS V V, THE BUTTERFLIES OF TURKMENISTAN, 1998, 238 pages, quarto, text mostly in English, including 24 colour plates illustrating over 1000 specimens of nearly 200 species of butterflies found in the country, many diagrams, distribution maps, drawings of genitalia etc, the first comprehensive guide, Kyiv - Brno.
Stock No. 1383
£55

12. A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BUTTERFLIES AND BURNETS OF SPAIN

MANLEY LT.COL. W B L, & ALLCARD H G, A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BUTTERFLIES AND BURNETS OF SPAIN, 1970, 192 pages, 40 colour plates depicting many hundreds of specimens from the Spanish peninsular, the Canaries, Madeira and Balearic Islands, extensive notes on each species including location and appearance times, bibliographies, d/w, E W Classey Ltd.
Stock No. 342
£210

13. NOCTUELLES ET GEOMETRES D'EUROPE

JULES CULOT, NOCTUELLES ET GEOMETRES D'EUROPE, Reprint edition by Appolo Books, 1986, vol 1 1909-1913, vol 2 1014-1917, vol 3 1917-1919, vol 4 1919-1920, 151 finely printed coloured plates, blue cloth, excellent condition.
Stock No. 1203
£80

14. THE ELACHISTIDAE (LEPIDOPTERA) OF FENNOSCANDIA NAD DENMARK

TRAUGOTT-OLSEN E & NIELSEN E S, THE ELACHISTIDAE (LEPIDOPTERA) OF FENNOSCANDIA NAD DENMARK, 1977, Volume 6, 299 pages, 16 colour plates of enlarged figures, line drawings and text illustrations, card covers, Scandinavian Science Press Ltd.
Stock No. 1111
£30

15. DE NEDERLANDE BLADROLLERS (TORTRICIDAE)

GRAAF BENTINCK G A & DIAKONOFF A, DE NEDERLANDE BLADROLLERS (TORTRICIDAE), 1968, 200 pages, 98 photo plates in monochrome each with a number of figures, cards covers, Amsterdam.
Stock No. 1112
£35

16. A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE DOBREE COLLECTION OF EUROPEAN NOCTUAE

BROWNE H B, A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE DOBREE COLLECTION OF EUROPEAN NOCTUAE, 1909, xv-156pp, Hull Museum Publications.
Stock No. 333
£20.

17. (DIURA...) DIE SCHMETTERLINGE MITTELEUROPAS

FORSTER DR W & WOHLFAHRT DR T, TAGFALTER, (DIURA...) DIE SCHMETTERLINGE MITTELEUROPAS, 1955, 126 pp, 28 finely printed colour plates, with over 800 figures illustrating 233 species, plate keys, 2 plates creased but in tact, a good copy with slightly marked dust-wrapper, (German text) Stuttgart.
Stock No. 335
£65

18. THE LEPIDOPTERA OF EUROPE, A DISTRIBUTIONAL CHECKLIST

KARSHOLT O & RAZOWSKI J, THE LEPIDOPTERA OF EUROPE, A DISTRIBUTIONAL CHECKLIST, 1996, 380 pages + CD-ROM, 8470 species from 31 countries and 4 islands listed, Apollo Books
Stock No. 336
£70

19. BUTTERFLIES OF EUROPE

KUDRNA O, BUTTERFLIES OF EUROPE, Vol I, 1985, Concise Bibliography of European Butterflies, 447 pp, 800, over 6000 references, d/w, mint, Aula-Verlag.
Stock No. 337
£35

20. THE BUTTERFLIES OF EGYPT

LARSEN T B, THE BUTTERFLIES OF EGYPT, 1990, 112pp, 8 colour plates, d/w, Apollo Books.
Stock No. 338
Sold

21. BUTTERFLIES OF OMAN

LARSEN T & K, BUTTERFLIES OF OMAN, 1984 reprint of 1st edn, 80pp, descriptions and colour illustrations of over 70 species also with habitat and life-cycle photos, useable as a fieldguide, Bartholomew Books.
Stock No. 339
£35.

22. BUTTERFLIES OF SAUDI ARABIA AND ITS NEIGHBOURS

LARSEN T B, BUTTERFLIES OF SAUDI ARABIA AND ITS NEIGHBOURS, 1984, 166 pages 20 x 28cm format, 23 colour plates and numerous photos, covers 147 species of which 13 are exclusive to the Arabian peninsular, d/w, a good copy, Stacey International
Stock No. 340
£18

23. BUTTERFLIES OF CYPRUS

MAKRIS C, BUTTERFLIES OF CYPRUS, 2003, 331 pages, large format, extensive text interspersed with numerous colour close-up photos of butterflies and some early life-stages, English translation by George White, the major natural history of Cyprus butterflies, Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation
Stock No. 341
£18

24. LES LEPIDOPTERES D EUROPE

MARTIN J,, LES LEPIDOPTERES D EUROPE, undated (c.1906), 301 pages, with 54 colour printed plates each with several figures of butterflies or moths some with larvae and foodplants, 19 x 13 cms oblong, page binding is loose and spine and covers lacking edges and worn but contents good condition, very rare item published by Schleicher Freres & Co.in Paris.
Stock No. 343
£130

25. SVENSKAFJARLIAR STORFJARILAR MACROCEPIDOPTERA

NORDSTROM F & WAHLGREN E,, SVENSKAFJARLIAR STORFJARILAR MACROCEPIDOPTERA, 1941, folio, 354pp, 50 finely printed colour plates illustrating the macro-lepidoptera of Sweden including many early life-stages, maps, text drawings and photos, half red morocco with marbled paper boards, a fine copy of this important work on Swedish butterflies and moths, text in Swedish, Stockholm.
Stock No. 344
£275

26. F R BERGE’S SCHMETTERLINGSBUCH

REBEL DR H,, F R BERGE’S SCHMETTERLINGSBUCH, 1910, large quarto, vi + 518pp, full page colour chromolithographic plates, text in German, green cloth, front cover with colour printed picture of butterflies amongst flowers and grasses, a fine copy, Stuttgart, Nagele & Sproesser.
Stock No. 345
Sold

27. THE BUTTERFLIES OF MOROCCO, ALGERIA AND TUNISIA

TENNENT J, THE BUTTERFLIES OF MOROCCO, ALGERIA AND TUNISIA, 1996, 165 species, superb habitat photos, descriptive text of all species and extensive bibliography and journal list, Gem Publishing.
Stock No. 346
£100

28. DE BLOEMEN EN HAAR URIENDEN

THIJSSE J P, DE BLOEMEN EN HAAR URIENDEN, 1934, 93 pp, 4to, 140 colour printed cards pasted in with text, each card depicts butterflies, moths or other insects with flowers and measures 45 x 85 mm, text with some foxing. Amsterdam.
Stock No. 347
£35

29. ATLAS DE LOS LEPIDOPTEROS ROPALOCEROS DE EXTREMADURA

VILLANUEVA V G, ATLAS DE LOS LEPIDOPTEROS ROPALOCEROS DE EXTREMADURA, 1997, 122 pages, text in Spanish but with English introduction, useful distribution maps of the butterflies found in the Provinces of Caceres and Badajoz in Spain which are located to the east of central Portugal, Inst. Extremeno de Entomologica, Badajoz.
Stock No. 689
£15

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