1831 British Entomology Insect Ireland Curtis Moth Bee Plants COLOR Illustrated

CURTIS, John

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John Curtis (1791-1862) was a British entomologist, illustrator and engraver, and writer for wealthy patrons. ‘British Entomology,’ considered by the great French naturalist Georges Cuvier to be “a paragon of perfection,” is one of the most beautifully illustrated works on British insects and is acknowledged as a masterpiece of the engravers’ art. This volume highlights moths, bees, beetles, hair-grass, sea cabbage, yellow fig-wort, and much more

 

This 1831 edition includes all plates both in color and small pencil illustrations on plates!

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1831 British Entomology Insect Ireland Curtis Moth Bee Plants COLOR Illustrated

 

John Curtis (1791-1862) was a British entomologist, illustrator and engraver, and writer for wealthy patrons. ‘British Entomology,’ considered by the great French naturalist Georges Cuvier to be “a paragon of perfection,” is one of the most beautifully illustrated works on British insects and is acknowledged as a masterpiece of the engravers’ art. This volume highlights moths, bees, beetles, hair-grass, sea cabbage, yellow fig-wort, and much more

 

This 1831 edition includes all plates both in color and small pencil illustrations on plates!

 

Item number: #11139

Price: $599

 

CURTIS, John

 

British entomology: being illustrations and descriptions of the genera of insects found in Great Britain and Ireland: containing coloured figures from nature …

 

London: Printed for the Author: and sold by John Cumberland;… 1831.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • Unpaginated
    • 47 colored plates
  • References: Clark 204;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~10in X 6.5in (25.5cm x 16.5cm)
  • Quite rare and desirable

 

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11139

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Authors

CURTIS, John

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete