Hardcover, large format quarto bound in beige cloth and glossy dust-jacket. 214 pages. Bibliography, Classification of Coleoptera (Beatles), Index of Beetles (Species, Genera, Families). Translated from the German by Sylvia Furness. Illustrated throughout with numerous photographs (many in full color) and hundreds of drawings. First edition thus (1983), first published in Germany (1981). No previous ownership marks. A clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy. Fine in a fine dust-jacket.