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Now Published! British Butterflies - A History in Books


The Entomologist's Library


Sponsor of
UK Butterflies
AuthorC G BARRETT
TitleTHE LEPIDOPTERA OF THE BRITISH ISLES...account of the families, genera, and species indigenous to Great Britain and Ireland
Description1893-1907, 11 volumes, Vol 1 Rhopalocera (1893) viii+ 313pp plates 1-40, Vol 2Hetrocera sphinges, bombyces (1895) 370pp plates 41-86, Vol 3 bombyces, noctuae(1896) 396pp plates 87-136, Vol 4 noctuae 404pp plates 137- 184, Vol 5 noctuae (1899) 379pp plates 185-323, Vol 6 noctuina-geometrina (1900) 385pp 233-280, Vol 7 geometrina (1901) 335pp,plates 281-328, Vol 8 (1902) geometrina 429pp plates 329-376, Vol 9 (1904) geometrina-pyralidina 451 pp plates 377-424, Vol 10 pyralidina-tortricini (1905) 381pp plates 425- 469, Vol 11 tortricini (1907) lxxv+291pp plates 407-504, Supplement; An Alphabetical List of Species in C G Barrett's Lepidoptera 20pp paper covers, (extremely rare to be found with the main set), 504 handcoloured plates in good clean state, Royal octavo, with book plate and signature of William George Pether in each volume, publisher's contemporary brown cloth with very slight wear on a few spine hinges, occasional annotations in text and plate keys, single page in one volume repaired with tape but no loss of paper, minor feint foxing on a few pages, overall an excellent set of this important and authoritive work published by Lovell Reeve & Co Ltd.
Stock No.1360
Price1850.

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