Prodromus Entomology. A Natural History of the Lepidopterous Insects of New South Wales

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    Third Edition.

    28cm x 21.5cm. [viii], viii, 56 pages, 19 coloured plates. Half leather, papered boards, gilt lettering, paper label to upper board.

    One of 70 numbered copies (from a total edition of 212 copies) bound in the style of the first issue of the second edition of 1822. A new edition of one of the earliest books about Australian natural history, reproducing the text and illustrations of the two earlier editions, together with historical, bibliographical, and publication notes by Julien Renard. The first two editions being bibliographical rarities and extremely difficult to obtain, Renard also provides a census table of known copies.

    . Fine Condition.

    $660.00 AUD

    5 in stock

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