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Martyn, Thomas
English Entomologist Exhibiting All the Coleopterous Insects found in England; including upwards of 500 different species, the figures of which have never before been given to the public the whole accurately drawn & painted after nature.Linnean System.
Academy for Illustrating and Painting Natural History, London, 1792. Two title pages, four unnumbered pages, 33 pages of text in English interspersed with plates, four unnumbered pages of text in French, 41 pages of text in French, followed by four unnumbered pages containing the General Table [index] in English. Measures 36cm (height). New tan linen (hardcover) binding rebound by Corey, with an elegant dark brown leather spine label with gilt title mostly covering the spine. Illustrated with two engraved title pages, two unnumbered numismatic plates titled "Aurea numismata", and 42 numbered entomological plates, of which the first nine are hand-colored. Plates 11 and 28 are bound-in out of sequence. English text followed by French; English title page; author English professor of botany, Cambridge; plates produced by Martyn's Academy for Drawing and Printing Natural History, Great Marlborough Street, London. Knight, page 9. Thomas Martyn (1735-1825). First Edition, complete. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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