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The Genera and Species of British Butterflies - Humphreys, H N - 1859. [1277260]
London: Paul Jerrard, [1859]. xii, 64, 32 fine hand-coloured plates + additional hand-coloured lithographed title. . HB. Large-8vo, cont. full calf, gilt title to front panel, blind-stamped decorative borders to both panels, raised bands to spine; rebacked with original spine relaid, new leather title label, marbled endpapers, hinges sympathetically reinforced with matching paper; all edges tinted red. Some scattered spotting, plates largely clean, with five affected by some marginal foxing. Book plates of Hanbury Barclay (1836-1909) and Paul Sokoloff (1946-2012), well known British amateur lepidopterist and book collector.. Scarce early printing with highly finished plates with backgrounds also finely coloured. This copy is without the two-page index and four-page 'The Best Methods of Preserving Butterflies and Moths', usually bound at the end.Horn-Schenkling 10965; Nissen ZBI 2053..
      [Bookseller: Pemberley Natural History Books]
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