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Author: Barbut, J
Title: Les Genres Des Insectes De Linne; Constates Par Divers Echantillons d'Insects d'Angleterre Copies D'apres Nature
Price: 698.00 including postage and packing within the UK. Overseas postage extra.
Edition: 1st.
Publishers: J.Dixwell Londres 1781
Half-leather in good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: 27.0 x 21.0 cm. Pp. (4), xvii, (3), 371, (20), 22 (3 folded) finely hand coloured engraved plates. Bound in C19th 1/2 calf with gilt lettering on contrasting labels. Extremities rubbed, upper third of pages 55-60 darkened, sporadic spotting, foredge of one leaf reinforced without affecting text, early photocopy of heraldic bookplate on front pastedown.Text in English and French but without the engraved English titlepage. Including 2 folding anatomical plates which in this copy are also hand coloured. Plates generally clean and bright. [Freeman 196].
Book Reference: 94029


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