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Histoire abrÃ©gÃ©e des Insectes - Geoffroy, E L [1727-1810] - 1800. 
Paris: Delalain, 1800. 2 vols: (4), xxviii, 556; (4), 744, 22 folding hand-col engraved plates, folding table. 4to. HB. Rebacked in qtr. calf, spines gilt tooled, marbled boards. Occasional spotting; some light offsetting to plates; old water stain to inner blank corner of plates to vol. 2, not affecting printed image; final plate with some browning. A very good set.Book plates of the Swedish entomologist Frithiof NordstrÃ¶m (1882-1971).. 4th edition. Rare, particularly with plates hand-coloured.[Horn-Schenkling: 7523; Nissen ZBI: 1522].
[Bookseller: Pemberley Natural History Books]
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