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Hardback, 10 x 8 inches. Half bound in maroon leather to spine and green pebbled cloth covers. Gilt lettering to front. Top page edges gilt. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to boards, spine faded and rubbed, leading board edges with some soiling. Neat inscription to front endpaper (illegible). Neat inscription to top of main title page “J.H.M. Taylor, Christmas 1889.” Some minor darkening and spots around edges of plates, some minor handling marks, else plates very clean and bright. Beautiful crisp illustrations with gorgeous vivid colours. vii + 35pp plates. 195 hand-coloured illustrations on 35 engraved plates.
Title: The Genera of British Lepidoptera. Transferred from the Original Figures, in 193 Plates of “British Entomology.”
Publisher: London, Lovell Reeve, 1858:
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Seller ID: 78885
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY::Lepidoptera CURTIS, JOHN: The Genera of British Lepidoptera, Transferred from the Original Figures, in 193 Plates of “British Entomology.” Lovell Reeve, 1858, 195 hand-coloured illustrations on 35 engraved plates, J.H.M. Taylor, Christmas 1889, Beautiful crisp illustrations with gorgeous vivid colours, moths, butterflies, Atropos, Apatura Iris, Purple Emperor, Papilio Podalirius, Swallowtail, macroglossum stellatarum, hawk moths