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GRAY, G.R.
Descriptions and Figures of some new Lepidopterous Insects chiefly from Nepal.
London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846. 8vo (215 x 135mm). pp. 16, with 16 engraved plates of which 14 beautifully handcoloured. Contemporary cloth, gilt title on frontcover. From the introduction: "The following figures were selected from General Hardwicke's Collection of Drawings. The Engravings were made, the impressions coloured, and the descriptions set up in type in 1833; but the appearance of the work was delayed by the death of General Hardwicke ." The last plain plate in facsimile.Nissen ZBI, 1686; Horn-Schenkling 8390. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk [Amsterdam, Netherlands]
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