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British Butterflies and their Transformations. Arranged and illustrated in a Series of Plates by H.N. Humphreys with Characters and Descriptions by J.O. Westwood. [Second Edition]
William S Orr, 1849. Roy. 8vo., Second Edition, with hand-coloured and printed titles, and 42 fine engraved plates COLOURED BY HAND, small inscription on blank preliminary; attractively bound in contemporary blue half morocco, pebble-grain cloth boards ruled in gilt, back with five raised bands tooled in gilt, second compartment lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments richly tooled and ruled in gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, an unusually bright, crisp, clean copy. Nice copy of the first one-volume edition, combining in unabridged state the two volumes of the first edition of 1841. Freeman 3951. . Catalogs: natural history: insects.
      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
Last Found On: 2013-07-26           Check availability:      Biblio    

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