Illustrations of British Hawk Moths And Their Larvae (Including the Sesidae) With Thirty-Six Original Drawings by the Author from Specimens in His Cabinet
First Edition. Quarto. Bound in contemporary morocco. Original front wrapper bound in at the end. Gilt rules on covers. Gilt title and 5 raised bands on the spine. Marbled endpapers. Includes 36 watercolor plates by the author. Inscribed on the fly-leaf “E.B. from R.M.” Spine faded. Title and Index lightly foxed. A very good copy of a rare book by Theophilus Johnson, who is an important natural history publisher of the nineteenth century.
Author Johnson, Theophilus