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ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE LINNAEAN GENERA OF INSECTS (two volumes bound in one)

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Publisher Location:
London
Year Published:
1821
Edition:
First Edition
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Inventory No:
037189

Condition

Overall:
Very Good
Dust jacket:
Binding:
Hardcover
Size:
12mo

£261.00

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Two volumes bound in one; pp. vol. I: xvi, 118; vol. II; [2], 161, [3]; with 86 hand-coloured plates (complete). Fine binding of full tan calf with five raised bands to the gilt-decorated spine,red and black title labels, gilt dentelles to the inner boards, very good with light wear only. Contents clean and tight, marbled end papers, armorial bookplate of John Barrow to the front paste-down of vol. I; plates very good, several with the plate number partially cropped (but text block not trimmed when rebound, so originally were so). A very good copy in a handsome binding.

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