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Now Published! British Butterflies - A History in Books


The Entomologist's Library


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UK Butterflies
AuthorHUMPHREYS H NOEL
TitleTHE BUTTERFLY VIVARIUM, or insect home
Description1858, xii-288 pages + 3 pages of advertisements, 7'x5', 8 plates including the iconicly pretty frontispiece (of how not to keep butterflies!) all handcoloured except plate 5 which is a copied facsimile, 1/4 leather, covers green gilt decorated cloth with elaborate gilt stamped depiction of a vivarium, a nice copy with library stamp of Robert Mayes, William Lay.
Stock No.1377
Price140.

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