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Author: Curtis, J
Title: British Entomology; Being Illustrations and Descriptions of the Genera of Insects. Lepidoptera
Price: 850.00 plus postage and packing
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Publishers: Lovell Reeve & Co 1862
Hardcover in good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: 2 vols. 24.5 x 15.0 cm. Titlepage, index and monthly parts consisting of the re-issue of the Monograph on Lepidoptera being part of the gemeral work on British Entomology, 193 hand coloured plates of each species and in many cases the host plants. Uniform green cloth with gilt lettering to spines, probably later but not recent. Front covers of the original parts are bound in. Publisher's index bound into vol 1 is slightly soiled and creased and with foredge repaired, Titlepage of vol 2 slightly soiled and repaired at edges. Owner's hand written index bound in to rear of vol 1, similar, but blank pages bound into vol 2. Hand written part numbers and species headings added in ink on covers of parts. The text and the plates are exceptionally clean and bright with no foxing or soiling. Binding excellent.
Book Reference: 120016

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