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The Larvae of British Butterflies and Moths. 9 volumes complete. Buckler (William), first edited by H.T. Stainton, later by G.T. Porritt: [ ] [Hardco
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8vo, publisher's blind and gilt decorated blue cloth, top edge gilt the other edges untrimmed. VOLUME 1: 17 numbered hand-coloured lithographed plates with description on opposite leaf, xvi, 202, 30pp. Hinges and spine neatly repaired with only slight loss to head and foot of spine. VOLUME 2: 18-35 numbered hand-coloured lithographed plates with description on opposite leaf, xi (verso blank), 172, 30pp. Hinges and spine neatly repaired with only slight loss to head and foot of spine. VOLUME 3: 36-53 numbered hand-coloured lithographed plates with description on opposite leaf, xvi, 80, 31pp. The cloth more green than blue and faded to brown on spine. VOLUME 4: 54-69 numbered hand-coloured lithographed plates with description on opposite leaf, xii, 116, 31pp. Hinges and spine neatly repaired with slight loss to head and foot of spine. The cloth more green than blue and faded to brown on spine. VOLUME 5: 70-86 numbered hand-coloured lithographed plates with description on opposite leaf, xii, 90, 32pp. VOLUME 6: 87-105 numbered hand-coloured lithographed plates with description on opposite leaf, xii, 140, [2], 30pp. VOLUME 7: 106-127 numbered chromo-lithographed plates with description on opposite leaf, xv, 176, 30pp. VOLUME 8: 128-147 numbered chromo-lithographed plates with description on opposite leaf, viii, 120, 31pp. VOLUME 9: 148-164 numbered chromo-lithographed plates with description on opposite leaf, xviii, 419, 31pp, front inner hinge repaired. Most volumes have a signature on front free endpaper; some occassional light scattered foxing; a very good set. [Nissen ZBI 657] Will want extra postage.
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