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A History of British Butterflies
London: George Bell & Sons 1876 - London: George Bell & Sons, 1876. Fourth Edition. 4to. Seventy two chomolithograph coloured plates of butterflies, 159 pp; followed by 2 black and white plates and the separately page numbered 'Aphorismata Entomologica' section, 23pp. Beautiful coloured plates. Rebound in quarter brown morocco and cream boards. PLEASE NOTE - the previous owner’s bookplate has been stuck to the the reverse of the frontispiece which has ‘wrinkled’ the colour plate - see images. All pages and plates clean and bright. All plates guards present. Pages fine throughout.All plates are numbered 1 - to 72 and have been collated and are complete. Cloth has some light sunning but volume is overall in lovely condition. Spine and joints all good and sound. VG+. Ever so slightly cocked, front to back. Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – titles to the spine. Joints – very good condition – solid. Corners – good condition. Boards – good condition. Page edges – good condition. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition – solid. Front paste down – good condition. Front free end paper – good condition. Title – good condition. Pages – good condition. Binding – good condition. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1876 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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