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Merian, Maria Sybilla; Ruecker, E.; Stearn, W.T.
Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium (Facsimile Edition) [with] Maria Sybilla Merian in Surinam: Commentary to the Facsimile Edition of Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium (Amsterdam, 1705)
London: Pion, 1980-1982. (4),(4), 60; xi, 198, 60 colour plates / col frontis, col portrait, 4 col plates, 12 plain plates, 2 maps, text figs. Hardback. Fine set of the Facsimile and Commentary volumes. Folio, 2 vols: Facsimile in full leather in antique-finish green hide, moiré silk endpapers; Commentary in quarter leather in antique-finish green hide, buckram sides; top edge gilt to both volumes. This set No. 11/990. The plates are reproduced from the original watercolours held at the Royal Library, Windsor Castle, and the text is a facsimile reproduction of the 1705 edition. Limited edition of 990 sets (950 for sale).
Bookseller: Pemberley Natural History Books [UK]

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