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British Water Beetles
Ray Society 1940-58, London - xx, 375; xx, 394; liii, 210, 5 plates, 266 text figs, 67 maps. 8vo. HB. 3 vols, 8vo, vols 1+2, orig. blue cloth, gt., vol. 1 spine slightly faded; Vol. 3, orig. black cloth, gt.; vols 2+3 in d/w's (both in protective sleeves; Vol 2 d/w partially torn along joint) (No d/w was issued for vol. 1); light tape marks to endpapers of vols 2+3, which also bear attractive engraved book-plates. Vol. 1 inscribed to 'C.E. Tottenham with best wishes from the Author, 29.iv.1940.'. Original editions, including the scarce original issue of vol. 1 (bound in the typical Ray Society blue embossed cloth, gt.) of which only 450 copies were printed. This is much more difficult to obtain than volumes 2 and 3. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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