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A Modern System of Natural History Vol. XI: The Natural History of Reptiles and Insects. Vol. I

by Ward, Samuel

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  • Catalogue No : 36695
  • Published : 1776
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : 178, [2]

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Illustrated with a variety of copper-plates, accurately drawn from Nature, and elegantly engraved. Ward's Natural History series comprises of 12 volumes; this is Vol. XI, Reptiles and Insects, Vol. I (though identified as Vol. I on the title-page, no other volumes were issued on reptiles and insects). Among the subjects discussed are: amphibians, reptiles, arachnids, a variety of invertebrates (including some marine species), butterflies and moths, bees and ants, beetles, parasitic insects such as fleas and lice, and many others.

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[Freeman, 3887; Hagen, p 259]

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12mo, near cont. vellum-backed boards, rubbed with wear to edges. Owner's name, John Gregory, dated 1796, to front pastedown. Minor offsetting. A good, clean copy.

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