Martyn | The English Entomologist, 1792
Martyn | The English Entomologist, 1792
Martyn | The English Entomologist, 1792
Martyn | The English Entomologist, 1792
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Martyn | The English Entomologist, 1792

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Martyn | The English Entomologist, 1792

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Details

Description

MARTYN, THOMAS

The English entomologist. Exhibiting the coleopterous insects found in England. London: for the Author, 1792


FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (see provenance), folio (339 x 272mm.), engraved titles and text in English and French, 2 engraved plates of coins, 42 fine hand-coloured engraved plates of beetles, later brown half morocco, marbled boards, minor spotting, one leaf repaired


LITERATURE:

Nissen ZBI 2725


PROVENANCE:

Signed in ink by the author on English dedication; James Stewart of Alltyrodyn, armorial bookplate

Condition Report

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