27 October 2016, 13:00 BST
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 400: Curtis (John) - British Entomology;(28 views)
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Description: being Illustrations and Descriptions of the Genera of Insects found in Great Britain and Ireland, 16 vol., 770 fine hand-coloured engraved plates , indices, subscribers' lists, prefatory text at end of vol. XVI, occasional minor spotting to text ff., but plates all in fine, bright condition, armorial bookplate of Mary Howard on front pastedowns, original publisher's boards, one board lacking, some backstrips defective or lacking, edge wear, [Nissen ZBI 1000], 8vo, printed for the Author, 1824-39.
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