Dragonflies :: Philip S. Corbet, Cynthia Longfield & N. W. Moore soon to be presented for sale on the dazzling BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Collins, 1960, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Number 41 in the series. Contains: Black & white photographs ; Graphs; Colour plates ; Diagrams; Maps; References; Appendices ;
From the cover: Dragonflies are an ideal group of insects for the naturalist to study. They are beautiful and fascinating creatures and can be observed in the field much as a bird-watcher observes birds. Their observation can be exceptionally interesting and amply rewarding. Moreover, the dragonflys life is dramatically divided by sudden stages. Its immature stage is quite unlike the adult. It even lives in a different medium for dragonfly larvae are nearly all aquatic while the adults are all terrestrial. The adult stage often lasts less than one-twentieth of the dragonflys whole life. We are fortunate in having…
In the New Naturalist: A Survey of British Natural History series.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a short, tidy and closed, tear to the head of the upper panel.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XII] 260 pages. Index. 8¾” x 6″.
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