British Moths and their Transformations, 2 volumes

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British Moths and their Transformations, 2 volumes

By Humphreys, H.N. and Westwood, J.O.

SKU# 13583

$ 750.00

Pp. xiv, 258; xix, 268, 124 fine hand-colored lithographed plates. Publisher’s original wine red pebble cloth, spine gilt-lettered and with elaborate gilt floral decorations, front covers with gilt-pictorial image of moths, 4to. The fine hand-colored plates display the moths next to the plants and flowers they inhabit.

Publisher William Smith
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1857
Date Published Estimated No
Number of Volumes 2
Reprint No
Condition Very Good
Condition Description Slight edge wear to cloth, some uniform age-toning to the text leaves with a touch of scattered foxing, the fine hand-colored plates are bright and clean with no browning or foxing; an attractive copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition