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Die sogena...
Spuler, A.
Die sogenannten Kleinschmetterlinge Europas einschieβlich der primitiven Familien der sogenannten Groβschmetterlinge, sowie der Nolidae, Syntomidae, Nycteolidae und Arctiidae. Unter Mitarbeit von Dr. E. Fischer (Zürich), Prof. Dr. J. v. Kennel (Dorpat), Stadrat Ad. Meess (Karlsruhe i. B.), und Prof. Dr. H. Rebel (Wien).
Stuttgart, E. Schweizerbart (Nägele and Sproesser), 1913. 4to (28.5 x 21.7 cm). Publisher's printed cloth, with title on the spine and front board.
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Much rarer than any other Spuler edition
Die Pflanz...
Wilde, [W.] O.
Die Pflanzen und Raupen Deutschlands. Versuch einer lepidopterologischen Botanik. Erster Theil. Systematische Beschreibung der Pflanzen, unter Angabe der an denselben lebenden Raupen. Mit einem Vorworte von A. Speyer. Zweiter Theil. Systematische Beschreibung der Raupen unter Angabe ihrer Lebensweise und Entwicklungszeiten.
Berlin, E. S. Mittler und Sohn, 1860-1861. Two volumes in one. 8vo (19.2 x 12.4 cm). xiii, 223; vii, 494 pp., ten engraved plates. Contemporary half vellum over paper covered boards, spine with red morocco label with gilt title.
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A unique, complete copy of a very rare work with several original hand-coloured drawings of caterpillars tipped in
Index ento...
Wood, W.
Index entomologicus; or, a complete illustrated catalogue, consisting of upwards of two thousand accurately coloured figures of the lepidopterous insects of Great Britain. A new and revised edition, with supplement, containing figures and notices of nearly two hundred newly discovered species, synoptic lists, etc. by J. O. Westwood, F.L.S.
London, W. Wood, 1821. Two volumes in two. Small 8vo (15.5 x 9.5 cm). 310 pp. [I: xvi, v-xvi, 118; II: 162, (ii)]; 86 [I: 1-42; II: 43-86] hand-coloured engraved plates. Uniform 19th century brown quarter linen over brown grained calf boards with gilt borders.
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The last and best edition of this profusely illustrated monograph on Lepidoptera