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Collection of 365 offprints on Orthoptera (grasshoppers, crickets, and locusts) and related insect groups from the private library of entomologist Herbert S. Wallace.

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Published by Various places, -. First edition., 1871
From Natural History Books (Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.)

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Pp. 5000+, numerous line-drawings, photographs, maps and others. Each offprint is separately bound in quarter black cloth over green snake-skin patterned stiff boards, usually with the original printed wrappers bound in place, 8vo or 4to. The offprints date from the 1870s to the 1950s. Each offprint was indexed by Wallace with a typewritten white label attached to the lower left corner of the front board with the author, title, date and journal listed. The original index card collection for these offprints is not available here. Many of these offprints have the name stamp or signature of Herbert Wallace on the front wrapper or title page. Many offprints are inscribed to Wallace by the authors. Other offprints have the name stamp or signature of other notable researchers in the field. Postage will be extra. Very good to near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 4053

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Title: Collection of 365 offprints on Orthoptera (...

Publisher: Various places, -. First edition.

Publication Date: 1871

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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