1836 Jardine Butterflies Entomology Lepidopterology EXQUISITE Moths Sphinxes

JARDINE, Sir William

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Sir William Jardine was a 19th-century Scottish naturalist most known for his extensive series of books on natural history, ‘The Naturalist’s Library’.

 

This fine 1836 edition of Jardine’s ‘Naturalist’s Library’ is beautifully illustrated with color engravings of butterflies and moths! The plates from Jardine’s ‘Entomology’ are exceedingly desirable and are found framed and displayed by themselves. This volume showcases 32 hand-colored engravings with descriptions.

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1836 Jardine Butterflies Entomology Lepidopterology EXQUISITE Moths Sphinxes

 

Sir William Jardine was a 19th-century Scottish naturalist most known for his extensive series of books on natural history, ‘The Naturalist’s Library’.

 

This fine 1836 edition of Jardine’s ‘Naturalist’s Library’ is beautifully illustrated with color engravings of butterflies and moths! The plates from Jardine’s ‘Entomology’ are exceedingly desirable and are found framed and displayed by themselves. This volume showcases 32 hand-colored engravings with descriptions.

 

Item number: #13230

Price: $499

 

JARDINE, Sir William

 

The naturalist’s library: Entomology, vol IV…British moths, sphinxes…

 

Edinburgh: W. H. Lizars; S. Highley, London, 1836.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xv, 268, iv
    • 32 hand-colored engraved plates
  • References: Lowndes 1192;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7in X 5in (18cm x 13cm)

 

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13230

Category

Natural History

Authors

JARDINE, Sir William

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete