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Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium (Facsimile Edition) [with] Maria Sybilla Merian in Surinam: Commentary to the Facsimile Edition of Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium (Amsterdam, 1705)

by Merian, Maria Sybilla; Ruecker, E.; Stearn, W.T.

Limited Edition
  • Hardback £1,100.00
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  • Catalogue No : 38807
  • Published : 1980-1982
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : (4),(4), 60; xi, 198
  • Publisher : Pion
  • Published In : London
  • Illustrations : 60 colour plates / col frontis, col portrait, 4 col plates, 12 plain plates, 2 maps, text figs


The plates are reproduced from the original watercolours held at the Royal Library, Windsor Castle, and the text is a facsimile reproduction of the 1705 edition. Limited edition of 990 sets (950 for sale).


Fine set of the Facsimile and Commentary volumes. Folio, 2 vols: Facsimile in full leather in antique-finish green hide, moiré silk endpapers; Commentary in quarter leather in antique-finish green hide, buckram sides; top edge gilt to both volumes. This set No. 11/990.

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