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Histoire naturelle des lépidoptères exotiques

by Lucas, Pierre Hippolyte

  • Hardback
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  • Catalogue No : 36085
  • Published : [1864]
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : (4), 156, iv
  • Publisher : F. Savy
  • Published In : Paris
  • Illustrations : 1 hand-col half title, 82 plates (80 hand-col)


Third (last) edition. The first edition of this work appeared in 1835. Beautiful hand coloured plates by A. Pauquet, depicting 400 species of exotic butterflies. Appendix: 'De la chasse et de la préparation des papillons', with 2 uncoloured plates of collecting equipment.

[Nissen ZBI, 2581; Horn Schenkling, 13977]


Roy. 8vo (245x155mm), publisher's red morocco-backed cloth, gilt panelled spines, marbled endpapers, t.e.g., extremities rubbed/scuffed, minor wear to corners. Foxing/browning to text, occasional spotting to plates. Vg.

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