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.:

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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. Illustrated with nearly Two Thousand “Exquisitely” Hand-Coloured Specimens.

Title: 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.

Author Name: MORRIS, REV. F. O.:

Categories: Lepidoptera,

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons, 1872:

Seller ID: 79281

Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY::Lepidoptera MORRIS, REV. F. O.: 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, George Bell and Sons, 1872, Green pebbled cloth, illustrated, hand coloured, moths, butterflies, insects