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English Entomologist Exhibiting All the Coleopterous Insects found in England; including upwards of 500 different species, the figures of which have never before been given to the public the whole accurately drawn & painted after nature...Linnean System. by  Thomas Martyn - First Edition - 1792 - from Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA) (SKU: 1019baX2)

English Entomologist Exhibiting All the Coleopterous Insects found in England; including upwards of 500 different species, the figures of which have never before been given to the public the whole accurately drawn & painted after nature...Linnean System.

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English Entomologist Exhibiting All the Coleopterous Insects found in England; including upwards of 500 different species, the figures of which have never before been given to the public the whole accurately drawn & painted after nature...Linnean System.

by Martyn, Thomas

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London: Academy for Illustrating and Painting Natural History, 1792. Book. Very good+ condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Folio. Two title pages, four unnumbered pages, 33 pages of text in English interspersed with plates, four unnumbered pages of text in French, 41 pages of text in French, followed by four unnumbered pages containing the General Table [index] in English. Measures 36cm (height). New tan linen (hardcover) binding rebound by Corey, with an elegant dark brown leather spine label with gilt title mostly covering the spine. Illustrated with two engraved title pages, two unnumbered numismatic plates titled "Aurea numismata", and 42 numbered entomological plates, of which the first nine are hand-colored. Plates 11 and 28 are bound-in out of sequence. English text followed by French; English title page; author English professor of botany, Cambridge; plates produced by Martyn's Academy for Drawing and Printing Natural History, Great Marlborough Street, London. Knight, page 9. Thomas Martyn (1735-1825). First Edition, complete..

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Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA) US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
1019baX2
Title
English Entomologist Exhibiting All the Coleopterous Insects found in England; including upwards of 500 different species, the figures of which have never before been given to the public the whole accurately drawn & painted after nature...Linnean System.
Author
Martyn, Thomas
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good+ condition
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Academy for Illustrating and Painting Natural History
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1792
Size
Folio

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