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All About Tarantulas
by: Lund, Dale

As a pet, anatomy, selection, housing, feeding, the bite, handling, training
c. 1977, S/C... $11.95 0050039X
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited


Arachnomania: Tarantulas & Scorpions, General Care & Maintenance
by: De Vosjoli, Philippe

These creatures are relatively long-lived with life-spans of up to 20 years or more, as well as hardy and easy to maintain with the proper information. This book presents an overview of methods for the husbandry of a variety of tarantulas and scorpions. Selection, housing & maintenance, feeding, molting, handling, breeding, raising babies and more. B&W photos.
c.1991, S/C...$8.50


Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects & Spiders
by: Milne, Lorus & Margery

Identification & information guide. Spiders, bugs, moths, butterflies, beetles, bees, flies, dragonflies, grasshoppers, and many other insects are detailed in more than 700 full-color photographs visually arranged by shape and color. Descriptive text includes measurements, diagnostic details, and information on habitat, range, feeding habits, sounds or songs, flight period, web construction, life cycle, behaviors, folklore, and environmental impact. An illustrated key to the insect orders and detailed drawings of the parts of insects, spiders, and butterflies supplement this extensive coverage. 702 color photographs. over 600 species fully described plus notes on 250 others. 989 pgs.
c.1980, S/C...$19.95
Condition: New


Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects & Spiders
by: Milne, Lorus & Margery

Identification & information guide. Spiders, bugs, moths, butterflies, beetles, bees, flies, dragonflies, grasshoppers, and many other insects are detailed in more than 700 full-color photographs visually arranged by shape and color. Descriptive text includes measurements, diagnostic details, and information on habitat, range, feeding habits, sounds or songs, flight period, web construction, life cycle, behaviors, folklore, and environmental impact. An illustrated key to the insect orders and detailed drawings of the parts of insects, spiders, and butterflies supplement this extensive coverage. 702 color photographs. over 600 species fully described plus notes on 250 others. 989 pgs.
c.1980, S/C...$19.00
Used
Condition: Very Good - Like New


Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects & Spiders
by: Milne, Lorus & Margery

Identification & information guide. Spiders, bugs, moths, butterflies, beetles, bees, flies, dragonflies, grasshoppers, and many other insects are detailed in more than 700 full-color photographs visually arranged by shape and color. Descriptive text includes measurements, diagnostic details, and information on habitat, range, feeding habits, sounds or songs, flight period, web construction, life cycle, behaviors, folklore, and environmental impact. An illustrated key to the insect orders and detailed drawings of the parts of insects, spiders, and butterflies supplement this extensive coverage. 702 color photographs. over 600 species fully described plus notes on 250 others. 989 pgs.
c.1980, S/C, (Regular Price $19.95)...$12.00
Used
Condition: Good, no dust jacket, ex-library, usual library markings


Identifying Spiders: The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier
by: Preston-Mafham, Ken

Over 90 species of spiders described, with a practical introduction and detailed description of a spider's body. Clear, concise text with symbols providing at-a-glance information. Stunning color photos of spiders from all around the world. 80 pgs.
c. 1998, H/C... $14.95


Insects & Spiders: An Explore Your World Handbook (Discovery Channel)
by: Lewis, David J & Cushing, Paula E

From beetles and butterflies to grasshoppers and honeybees: two entomologists cover the mysterious world of insects, providing helpful tips on caring for insect pets and an identification guide to the most common insect and spider species. Features: Background information on insect evolution, anatomy and physiology, behavior, habitats and seasonal cycles, and the mysterious world of insect societies; A detailed look at the spider's anatomy, life cycle, survival tactics, and life as a predator; Examinations of spider silk, web-making, and the methods of spider courtship; Practical advice on how to identify and study favorite species and helpful tips on caring for insects and spiders as pets; An identification guide to 160 insects and spiders from around the world, organized by environment; More than 300 full-color photos and illustrations. 192 pgs.
c. 2000, S/C...$14.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good - Like New


Legacy of Annie Rose
by: Swagerle, Carolyn E.

Beginning with Carolyn's victory over arachnophobia, The Legacy of Annie Rose details the extraordinary story that follows the purchase of a Grammostola rosea tarantula. Months after she brings this giant arachnid home, a crisis develops that throws her life into chaos. Annie unexpectedly lays eggs. Tarantula experts state that the eggs will surely not survive to develop under the hand of a novice. Nevertheless, because a minute possibility exists to the contrary, she sets out to prepare. Astonishment and discovery become daily companions as Carolyn is plunged into the world of tarantulas in a way she never expected. This educational, photo-documented account contains over 200 color photographs. 91 pgs
c. 2012, S/C... $33.49


Outwitting Ticks
by: Hauser, Susan Carol

Readers will learn how to identify species of poisonous ticks, spiders, and mites; recognize and treat Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain fever; prevent contact with disease-bearing ticks; protect and treat children and pets; and sort through the myths about ticks and poisonous spiders. Illustrations. B/W photos. 150 pgs.
c. 2001, S/C...$14.95


Proper Care Of Tarantulas
by: Webb, Ann

Written with remarkable clarity and illustrated throughout with full-color photos, it provides readers with all the basics, from selecting the right tarantula to providing the best feeding, housing and health care. Also provided are overviews of the care requirements of many individual species. Color photos throughout. 288 pages.
c. 1992, H/C...$16.95


Tarantula Keeper's Guide
by: Schultz, Stanley

Here is the definitive word on tarantulas for collectors and for life science students specializing in arachnids. You'll find a detailed description of the tarantula's origins, anatomy, and physiology, directions for breeding them and caring for the young, advice on purchasing or capturing a tarantula in the wild, and much more. Full-color photos and drawings.
c. 1998, S/C...$12.95


Tarantula: A Yearbook
Edited

Breeding, care, feeding, identification, handling, sexing, health, etc
c. 1996, Magazine...$9.95


Tarantulas & Other Arachnids: A Complete Pet Owner's Manual
by: Marshall
, Samuel
Covers everything about selection, care, nutrition, health, breeding, behavior & species. 69 Color photos along with line drawings. 104 pgs.
c.1996, S/C...$6.95


Tarantulas & Scorpions: Their Care In Captivity
by: Rankin, Wayne

History, housing, feeding, breeding, species, keeping, general behavior, color
c. 1994, S/C... $9.95


Tarantulas & Scorpions in Captivity
by: Gurley, Russ

In the first section, chapters include Tarantulas as pets, housing, feeding, breeding and caring for spiderlings. 14 species of tarantulas and 2 species of spiders are talked about indivudually. The the second section, chapters include Scorpions in captivity, breeding and caring for young scorpions. Species accounts are given for 10 individuals. 102 pages Color photos throughout.
c. 2005, H/C...$12.50
Used, Out-Of Print
Condition: Good, ex-library with usual markings


 

Kids Titles: Arachnid Books

Cobweb Christmas: The Tradition of Tinsel
by: Shirley Climo
Everybody loves Christmas at Tante's. She decorates a wonderful tree and has something for all who visit, whether it is children or animals. Tante has swept out all the spiders from her cottage while cleaning, but a midnight visitor lets them in and they give Tante a very special gift - a gift that has inspired the draping of tinsel on Christmas trees ever since. Delightful color illustrations. Ages 4-8. 31 pgs.
c. 2001, H/C...$15.95

Spectacular Spider Book
by: Davies, Valerie

This book introduces children to the world of spiders! This unique reference guide offers children a hands-on experience up close and personal with a spider. This book explores the life cycle, habitat, and includes interesting features of spiders. Children can touch the flocking on a spider to see how it feels, or see a spider hang on a string from its web. The Spectacular Spider book also includes a fascinating facts page with interesting information about spiders, a glossary, and an index. Ages 4-8. 24 pgs.
c. 2006, Spiral, H/C...$17.95

Spiders (Keeping Minibeasts)
by: Watts, Barrie

Text & photos show how to collect,feed and care for spiders
c. 1988, S/C... $3.95

Zoobooks Spiders
by: Wildlife Education

An all-in-one, everything-you-wanted-to-know-but-didn’t-know-who-to-ask guide to the world’s most fascinating spiders. Features 24 pages of striking wildlife photography, insightful writing, colorful illustrations, and diagrams that explain in simple terms things that make "animal facts" come alive for your child. Ages 5-12.
c.1988, Booklet...$2.95


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