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The Larvae of the British Lepidoptera and their Food Plants by Owen S Wilson - 1st Edition - 1880 - from E C Books (SKU: 032542)

The Larvae of the British Lepidoptera and their Food Plants

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The Larvae of the British Lepidoptera and their Food Plants

by Owen S Wilson

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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Very Good/No Jacket
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London: L Reeve & Co.,, 1880 A very good copy of the 1st edition in the original cloth binding with 40 colour printed plates. The binding has the gilt Lovell Reeve design to the front board and gilt titles to the spine. It is slightly shaken (stitching visible internally at pp 65 and 192) with wear to edges and to corners. The original floral design endpapers are present - there is a small hole at the front endpaper joint and both free endpapers are slightly browned. Contents: half title; frontispiece; title page; description of the illustrations and introduction xxvii; text pp 1-323; index 324-344; times of appearance 345-357; additions and corrections 358; index 359-367. Contents in very good clean condition. All the plates are tissue-guarded. There is the very occasional mark, and light toning at the page edges.

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Details

Bookseller
E C Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
032542
Title
The Larvae of the British Lepidoptera and their Food Plants
Author
Owen S Wilson
Illustrator
Eleonora Wilson
Format/binding
Decorative Cloth
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
L Reeve & Co.,
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1880
Keywords
lepidoptera; larvae; butterflies; victorian butterfly books; victorian natural history
Bookseller catalogs
NATURAL HISTORY; Entomology/Insects;
Size
4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

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E C Books

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About E C Books

E C Books is a small online bookselling business, specialising in pre 20th century works:natural history, science, history, and travel, aiming for rarer and more unusual books. Our largest stock area is Natural History, where we have a good range of books from the 1700-1800's, many finely illustrated. Other areas include children's books, particularly late 1800's-early 1900's - again illustrated; and literature pre 1900.When you order books from us we ensure that they are properly packed to protect condition, and we always use recorded or 'signed for' postal services for more secure delivery. Please note that we have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands, where we intend to open a bookshop over the next year. Because of our location we cannot guarantee 'next day' delivery but we will get your purchase to you as quickly and safely as we can.Please note that the buyer is responsible for the payment of any tax or duty on import.

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