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The Butterflies of the Eastern United States and Canada with special reference to New England. Vol I-III
Cambridge, Ma.: Privately published, [1888-]1889. , . . HB. 3 vols, xxiv, 1-766; x, (2), 767-1774; vi, (2), 1775-1958 pp., 3 frontis (1 col), 89 plates (21 col or partly col), 4 maps (3 col, 3 folding), 3 text figs, roy. 8vo, cloth, rubbed, spines faded, dec. endpapers. Vertical crease to plate 2, small marginal brown spot to plates 6 and 8 not affecting the illustrations. Vg. From the library of Lionel George Higgins with his small ownership labels to endpapers. Higgins (1891-1985), author, book and butterlfy collector, is best known for the classic, 'A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Britain and Europe' (1970), co-authored with N. D. Riley, and 'The Classification of European Butterflies' (1975).. Scarce classic on North American butterflies. Complete in three volumes. The work was originally published in 12 parts between 1888 and 1889..
      [Bookseller: Pemberley Natural History Books]
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