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Image for The Genera of British Moths Popularly Described and Arranged according to the system now adopted in the British Museum. Illustrated by a series of picturesque plates, exhibiting the insects in their different ages, with the caterpillars and the plants on which they are generally found.

The Genera of British Moths Popularly Described and Arranged according to the system now adopted in the British Museum. Illustrated by a series of picturesque plates, exhibiting the insects in their different ages, with the caterpillars and the plants on which they are generally found.

By: HUMPHREYS, HENRY NOEL:

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London, T. J. Allman, n.d. (1859):

Seller ID: 78538


Hardback, 10.56 x 7 inches. In decorative pebbled maroon cloth covers, beveled edges boards, with decorative gilt lettering and pictorial decoration to front, blind embossed on rear. All edges gilt. Yellow endpapers. In good condition. Spine faded, corners nicked, rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Cloth split at hinges with glue repairs. Lacks front free endpaper. Some dark foxing spots to frontis, title and index pages. Some light foxing spots inside else a clean and ... View more info

Image for A History of British Moths. Accurately delineating every known species, with the English as well as scientific names, accompanied by full descriptions, date of appearance, lists of the localities they haunt, their food in the caterpillar state, and other features of their habits and modes of existence, etc. Complete in Four Volumes. Containing nearly Two Thousand Exquisitely Coloured Specimens.

A History of British Moths. Accurately delineating every known species, with the English as well as scientific names, accompanied by full descriptions, date of appearance, lists of the localities they haunt, their food in the caterpillar state, and other features of their habits and modes of existence, etc. Complete in Four Volumes. Containing nearly Two Thousand Exquisitely Coloured Specimens.

By: MORRIS, REV. F. O.:

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons, 1872:

Seller ID: 79281


4 volumes. Hardback, 10 x 6 inches. Green pebbled cloth with gilt lettering to spines and gilt vignettes to fronts. Blind embossed covers. Dark brown/black endpapers. In very good conditions. Lovely bright clean covers. Some rubbing to corners. Some light foxing spots to prelim-pages. Inside pages all very clean and tight, plates all very clean and bright. Vol.3 has minor tape repairs to section p79-82. Else an excellent, near-fine set. 253 + 180 + 223 + 321pp. Illustrat... View more info

Image for The Caterpillars of the British Moths. Including The Eggs, Chrysalids and Food-Plants. Based upon "The Moths of the British Isles", by R. SOUTH. First and Second Series. In Two volumes.

The Caterpillars of the British Moths. Including The Eggs, Chrysalids and Food-Plants. Based upon "The Moths of the British Isles", by R. SOUTH. First and Second Series. In Two volumes.

By: STOKOE, W. J.:

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London Frederick Warne & Co. 1948 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77024


2 Volumes. Small 8vo. (7 x 5 ins.) In blue pebbled cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In original illustrated dustwrappers with colour plates to front. In very good conditions with very good dustwrappers. (DW, spines faded, rubbing to edges and corners. Slight darkening to endpapers. Nice bright copies. Very clean and tight. Comprehensive guide to the Caterpillars of British moths Two volumes. 408, 381pp. With 702 illustrations 251 of which are in full colour fr... View more info

Image for British Moths and Their Transformations. Arranged and Illustrated in a Series of Plates by H. N. Humphreys, With Characters and Descriptions by J. O. Westwood. In Two Volumes.

British Moths and Their Transformations. Arranged and Illustrated in a Series of Plates by H. N. Humphreys, With Characters and Descriptions by J. O. Westwood. In Two Volumes.

By: WESTWOOD, J. O.; HUMPHREYS, H. N.;

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, William Smith 1843:

Seller ID: 77268


2 volumes. Hardbacks. Large, 11 x 8.5 inches. Quarter-bound in dark green leather to spines and corners, and red pebbled cloth boards. Raised banding, gilt decoration and lettering to spines. All page edges gilt. Yellow endpapers. In very good conditions. Spines faded, rubbing to edges and corners. Top piece of spine of vol.2 professionally repaired. Some rubbing, darkening and some marks to cloths on boards. Glue repairs to spines/ hinges cracked. Bookplates and booksel... View more info