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    Collins Butterfly Guide: The Most Complete Field Guide to the Butterflies of Britain and Europe (Hardback) By (author) Tom Tolman, By (author) Richard Lewington


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    DescriptionThis classic guide to the butterflies of Britain and northern Europe enters its third edition as part of the authoritative Collins Guide series. This comprehensive guide to the butterflies of Britain and Europe features over 400 species, depicting both male and female insects. Species descriptions include details on taxonomic nomenclature, distribution, flight period, variation, habitat, behaviour and life cycle. Subspecies are included where there is significant variation, and distribution maps accompany each widespread species. Illustrated by Richard Lewington, the world's leading butterfly illustrator, this is an ideal field guide for travelling naturalists and butterfly enthusiasts alike and is an essential addition to every nature lover's bookshelves.

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    Collins Butterfly Guide
    The Most Complete Field Guide to the Butterflies of Britain and Europe
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tom Tolman, By (author) Richard Lewington
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 202 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 796 g
    ISBN 13: 9780007242344
    ISBN 10: 0007242344

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DB
    BIC subject category V2: WNCN
    LC classification: QL
    B&T General Subject: 560
    DC22: 595.789094, 595.78094
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: NAT017000
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, maps
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    15 June 2008
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    Author Information
    Richard Lewington is one of the world's leading natural history illustrators, specialising in insects and other invertebrates. He has illustrated numerous books and lives in Oxfordshire, where he works as a freelance illustrator. Tom Tolman developed an interest in botany and natural history in the 1970s and has since developed a passion for butterflies. He has an extensive collection of butterfly photographs from all over Europe, including many species whose photographs have never been published.
    Review quote
    'Richard Lewington's illustrations are magnificent!Tom Tolman's text is excellent' New Scientist 'The identification plates are without equal in any modern field guide to butterflies' Centre for Biodiversity Studies, Milwaukee Public Museum