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Now Published! British Butterflies - A History in Books


The Entomologist's Library


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UK Butterflies
AuthorELEAZAR ALBIN
TitleA NATURAL HISTORY OF ENGLISH INSECTS. ILLUSTRATED WITH A HUNDRED COPPER PLATES, CURIOUSLY ENGRAVEN FROM THE LIFE:...
Description1735, 4th edition (possibly the rarest), large quarto, title page with engraved monogram, 2 page dedication to the Princess of Wales, 4 page Preface, 4 page list of Subscribers, 100 finely engraved copper plates depicting butterflies, moths, other insects and some with caterplliars and pupae on tree leaves, plants, flowers and some foodplants, all plates handcoloured clean and fresh, and each accompanied by a page of descriptive text, followed by MR DERHAM'S NOTES on 25 pages and a list of Books printed for W. and J, Innys, 2 page Index. Bound in full calf consisting of original boards with gilt scrolling and device on front cover, spin rebacked in calf, raised bands and red label for titling, corners restored. Printed for W. Innys and R. Manby. (Lisney 122)
Stock No.1355
Price5,500.00

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