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Book Description
First Edition. 11 x 8.75 inches. 2 Volumes, xiv + 258 pp. and 56 plates; xix + 268 pp. and 68 plates. Complete total of 124 hand-coloured lithographed plates.
Dealer Notes
Each plate depicts a group of moths exquisitely arranged around the food plant associated with the species, together with its caterpillar. The hand colouring is of the highest standard and the design truly magnificent. A rare and beautiful book.
Author Humphreys, H.N. and Westwood, J.O.
Date 1845 -1849
Publisher Wm. S. Orr & Co., London, and William Smith and Co, Fleet Street
Condition Fine

Price: £600.00

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