Title The Natural History of Foreign Butterflies Illustrated by Thirty-three Coloured Plates; With Memoir and Portrait of Lamarck.
Publisher Edinburgh, London, Dublin W. H. Lizars, S. Highley, W. Curry, Jun & Co. 1837 1st edition
Seller ID 76073
Small, 17 x 11cm (7x4 ins.) Hardback half bound in black leather to spine and corners and marbled paper covered boards. gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Gilt line edging to boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Corners bumped and slightly chipped. Edges rubbed. Rubbing to spine and ends. Rubbing to boards. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Coloured engravings beautifully crisp and bright. Some slight darkening to top page edges else an excellent clean & tight copy. 208pp. 30 Coloured plates + coloured vignette & portrait. (”One double plate makes the number equal to 33”.)
NATURAL HISTORY::Lepidoptera DUNCAN, JAMES; The Natural History of Foreign Butterflies, leipidoptera, entomology, butterflies, coloured plates, engravings, leather, decorative, scarce,