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A Natural History of English Insects Illustrated with a Hundred Copper Plates, Curiously Engraven from the Life: And (for those whose desire it) Exactly Coloured by the Author [With:] [Large Notes, and many Curious Observations. By W. Derham]
London: William and John Innys, 1720-24. With preliminaries and titles of both first and second editions. Large 4to. With 100 hand-colored engraved plates, each accompanied by a letterpress description. [2, title page dated 1720 (verso blank)], [2, dedication by Albin], [4, preface], [4, list of subscribers], [2, title page dated 1724 (verso blank)], [2, dedication by Derham; To the Reader (on verso)], 26, [2, Index], [100] pp. Contemporary calf, boards gilt, with minor wear at corners. New spine with raised bands, morocco title piece. Fine copy, tight and clean. Nissen 58; BMNH p.25; Freeman 45
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