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Fifty-one hand colored copper plates showing nearly five hundred creatures. Embossed "Flower Bookstore" stamp on margin of 20 plates. Often crossing plate line but never approaching image. Rebound in half cloth over faux reptile boards. Light to moderate foxing throughout some ghosting of plate to text & text to plate. Swann's. ; 4to; Additional images and further information provided upon request.
Title: Exposition of English Insects Including the Several Classes of Neuroptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera, or Bees, Flies and Libellulae Exhibiting on 51 Copper Plates near 500 Figures accurately drawn & highly finished in Colours from Nature, The Whole minutely Described, Arranged according to the Linnean System with Remarks.
Categories: Natural History,
Edition: Second Edition
Publisher: London, White and Robson: 1782
Book Condition: Very Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 1636
Keywords: Entomology Natural History Entomology Colored plate