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African Lepidoptera: being Descriptions of New Species

by Ward, C.

  • Hardback £1,200.00
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  • Catalogue No : 42198
  • Published : [1873-1875?]
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : 16
  • Publisher : Longmans, Green & Co
  • Published In : London
  • Illustrations : 12 hand-col + 6 plain lithographed plates

Description:

Very rare work by the British entomologist Christopher Ward (1836-1900). Plates by G.H. Ford, printed by Mintern Bros. Twelve plates finely hand coloured; the final six plates (Pt III) are always found uncoloured and without printed captions (names and plate numbers are added neatly in pencil); there was no letterpress for Pt III. This is an important work on East African butterflies and contains descriptions of 55 new species.

Condition

3 parts bound in a single volume, 4to, cont. half calf, scuffed wity minor wear to corners, marbled boards. Front wrapper to Pt I bound in. Very good.

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