The Genera Of British Moths..

HUMPHREYS, H. NOEL.

Original red cloth with elaborate gilt decoration, handsomely re4backed in red leather with gilt title and butterfly motifs. A very clean and attractive book.

£250.00

Publisher

T. J. Allman, 463, Oxford Street London: n.d. but c.,

Date

1860

Synopsis

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.

Item Description

One volume, 4to., 11 x 7.5 inches, vi + 206 pp. with 62 highly finished hand-coloured plates. A.e.g.

Notes

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]

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