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Natural History of British Butterflies
London: Paternoster Row, EC: Hutchinson & Co, 1914 VG, 1914, 65 pls. 2 Vols in blue cloth, corners bumped. Spines, gilt titles. Internally, yellow endpapers, hinges strenghtened, text block edges reddened, occasional library stamps. Vol 1, half title, [9], (x-xiii), [2], [1], 207 pp, [1], 36 pls (34 coloured). Vol 2, half title, [7], [1], 205 pp, [1], [3] subscribers list, 29 pls (26 coloured). Contains a list of 161 Subscribers, label remains to fpd & fep with ink note to fep, lib stamp to tp & verso and then to pl verso, ink no to tps. Beyond the library marks a clean and tight set. The first book to illustrate fully and describe the life stages of all the 68 British species; with probably the finest paintings on this subject ever executed. Title continues: A complete, original, descriptive account of the life-history of every species occurring in the British Islands, together with their habits, time of appearance, and localities.
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