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The Aurelian's Fireside Companion: An Entomological Anthology

by Salmon, M.A.; Edwards, P.J.

  • Hardback £40.00
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  • Catalogue No : 45732
  • ISBN : 9780953723614
  • Published : 2005
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : xxvii, 428
  • Publisher : Paphia
  • Published In : Lymington
  • Illustrations : 8 colour plates, 138 b/w photos

Description:

Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies. Illustrated by Tim Bernhard. Over 145 articles, letters and notes that look back to the Great Cornhill Fire of 1748 - a disaster which almost destroyed the Aurelians and their fledgling Society - and then forward to the Victorian era and the early 20th Century. This anthology includes some of the more extraordinary and entertaining contributions to the British entomological literature of the past 250 years. Among the authors included are: Charles Dickens, J.W. Tutt, P.B.M. Allan, Margaret Fountaine, F.W. Frohawk, Baron C.G.M. de Worms, A. Maitland Emmet, Charles G. Barrett, Rev. O. Pickard-Cambridge. This book is a sequel to The Aurelian Legacy.

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Vg in d/w. Signed by both authors and the illustrator. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies, this copy being number 414.

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