Exotic Moths (The Naturalist's Library, volume XXXII; Entomology (Insects), volume V)
229 pages plus plates. Roughly 4-1/2 by 7 inches. A brief introduction to the moths of the Americas and Asia. Prized for its many color plates. Later edition. Half morocco binding. With 34 plates (including the frontispiece, the engraved title page, and two unnumbered plates at the end of the Memoir of Latreille), 30 plates handcolored. Plate 23 misnumbered 25; plate 29 bound out of order (the placement of plates frequently varies from copy to copy). An exlibrary copy, with some stamps and other markings inside, not affecting plates. Rebacked, preserving the original spine. Because of the rebacking, this is a solid, readable copy. Bookseller Inventory # 124572
Title: Exotic Moths (The Naturalist's Library, ...
Publisher: W. H. Lizars and Henry G. Bohn, Edinburgh and London
Publication Date: 1852
Book Condition: Very Good
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