Index Entomologicus; or, a complete illustrated catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects of Great ... Index Entomologicus; or, a complete illustrated catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects of Great ... Index Entomologicus; or, a complete illustrated catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects of Great ... Index Entomologicus; or, a complete illustrated catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects of Great ...

Index Entomologicus; or, a complete illustrated catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects of Great Britain, containing 1944 figures of moths and butterflies, accurately engraved and carefully coloured after nature

Wood, William

Published by London: Privately published by William Wood, . Second printing., 1845
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Pp. xii, 1-266, (1); with 54 hand-colored engraved plates illustrating 1,944 individual butterflies and moths. Later one-half tan calf leather, spine with five raised bands with red morocco title lettered in gilt label in one compartment, over attractive marbled boards and with matching marbled endpapers, lg 8vo (8.5 x 5.4 inches; 220 x 140 mm). The first printing of this work was published in 1839; this second printing was issued in 1845. The second printing was the final one that was published privately by the author. A later edition was issued in 1854 but that edition was edited by edited by J. O. Westwood and published by G. Willis, London-based publisher. This second printing contains a one-page errata sheet and a four-page list of subscribers; both follow the preface. No ownership marks. See also Nissen ZBI, 4458. Mild offsetting from some color plates onto the facing pages, one color plate with slight marginal foxing; a tight and clean copy in very good condition in a very attractively binding. Bookseller Inventory # 7332

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Title: Index Entomologicus; or, a complete ...

Publisher: London: Privately published by William Wood, . Second printing.

Publication Date: 1845

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