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Now Published! British Butterflies - A History in Books


The Entomologist's Library


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UK Butterflies
AuthorSAMOUELLE GEORGE
TitleTHE ENTOMOLOGIST’S USEFUL COMPENDIUM or an Introduction to the Knowledge of British Insects
Description1819, 496 pages, 8vo, special edition with 2 sets of the 12 plates one plain and the other finely hand-coloured, modern half calf with raised bands and marbled boards, an excellent copy, Thomas Boys. Intended as a cheap textbook for insect collectors, the Compendium offered advice on collecting and preserving insects, “the Genera of Linneas”, an entomological glossary, a calendar of the appearance and habitats of over 5,000 insects
Stock No.984
Price£175

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