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Now Published! British Butterflies - A History in Books


The Entomologist's Library


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UK Butterflies
AuthorARCHIBALD WILLIAMS
TitleILLUSTRATED NOTES ON CERTAIN RHOPALOCERA….IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE
DescriptionPart one. A volume with typed 7 page introduction and 26 original water colour paintings of butterflies dated between 1931 and 1938 all with notes of capture date and location etc, bound in quarter buckram with marbled boards. Part two. A loose in folder, with 14 paintings and notes, together with a further collection of unbound sheets each with several figures of water colour paintings butterflies and some with botanical specimens, and 9 paintings of flowers dated 1944. Measurements vary but approximately 16 x 22 cm, all the studies are executed in a competent hand accurately portraying life-size images, many species are shown including Papilionidae, Pieridae and Nymphalidae commonly found in the south of France; the Swallowtail and Scarce Swallowtails are especially pleasing.
Stock No.456
Price£750

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