Golden Guide To Insect Pests

The first edition of Insect Pests has no letter code. © Copyright 1966 by Western Publishing Company, Inc. Published by Golden Press, Inc., New York, N.Y. Book has 160 pages. Cover price is $1.00. The number on the spine is 24016.

Shown next is a minor (text) cover change to Insect Pests. Date is still 1966 with a $1.50 cover price. The ISBN number on the back cover is 0-307-24016-9. My copy has IJKL on page 160. The text on the back cover also changed, but not the illustration.

A text revision occured to Insect Pests three printings later. Date is still 1966 with a $1.95 cover price. This is an unstated revised edition. On page 16 the Application of Insecticides text has been replaced with- Avoid Using Chemical Controls text. Text added to page 23, with the deletion of one illustration. The ISBN number on the back cover is 0-307-24016-9. My copy has L on page 160. (not shown, but basically the same cover as image #2)

A completely new cover of Insect Pests is shown next. © Copyright 1987, 1966. Cover price is $3.95. The ISBN number on the back cover is 0-307-24016-9. Letter code TUVW on page 160.

A British version of Insect Pests is shown last. It is almost identical to the Golden Press version. The cover art changed. And a few new illustrations have been added. Published by Paul Hamlyn Ltd. by arrangement with Golden Press Inc. Original edition copyright © Western Publishing Co. Inc. by Paul Hamlyn Ltd. Printed in Italy by Arnold Mondadori Editore-Verona. No date.

The first two covers were published in a large (5 ¼ by 7 ¾ inch) hardcover. Image #1 has the number 63534 on the back cover. Image #2 has the number 0-307-63534-1 on the back cover.

Out of Print.


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