The Genera Of British Moths..
Original red cloth with elaborate gilt decoration, handsomely re4backed in red leather with gilt title and butterfly motifs. A very clean and attractive book.
T. J. Allman, 463, Oxford Street London: n.d. but c.,
Popularly described and arranged according to the system now adopted in the british museum. illustrated by a series of picturesque plates exhibiting the insects in their different stages, with caterpillars and the plants on which they are generally found.
One volume, 4to., 11 x 7.5 inches, vi + 206 pp. with 62 highly finished hand-coloured plates. A.e.g.
This is the popular issue of these plates with quality hand-colouring. The insect illustrations are heightened with gum-arabic. Noel Humphreys was a skilful graphic designer and here produced a very attractive book, designed to appeal to the inquiring mind interested in the science of entomology.
[Stock No. 21065]