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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 tight copy. 206pp. 62 Colour plates. 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. Illustrated with nearly Two Thousand “Exquisitely” Hand-Coloured Specimens. View more info

Image for An Illustrated Natural History of British Butterflies and Moths With figures drawn by George Willis, and engraved by John Kirchner.

An Illustrated Natural History of British Butterflies and Moths With figures drawn by George Willis, and engraved by John Kirchner.

By: NEWMAN, Edward:

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen & Co. 1871 1st:

Seller ID: 81958


Tall 8vo. Approx 10 x 7 inches. Blue cloth, beveled boards, gilt lettering, gilt butterfly designs and black decoration to spine and front. Blind on rear side. All edges gilt. Pale yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Edges and corners rubbed, nicks to cloth on corners and ends of spine, two small splits to cloth on rear spine edge, some minor loss to cloth on bottom corner edges. Else cover very clean and bright. Endpapers cracked. Loose “L.W. Newman Butterfly Price List” loose in front. Some light/mild foxing to endpapers, halftitle page darkened. Some light foxing to title ... 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: £45.00

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

Seller ID: 81942


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 slightly darkened, rubbing to edges and corners. Volume One has two small chips head of spine.) Not price clipped. Nice bright copies. Very clean and tight. Private Bookplate on both front endpapers, these are from the Private Library of Peter Conder, a distinguished naturalist & Conservationist & Director of RSPRB 1963-1976. Comprehensive guide to the Caterpilla... View more info