Butler, A. G.
Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. Order Passeres, complete in two volumes.
London, Caxton, [1907-1908]. Two volumes in two. Large 4to (28.7 x 22.9 cm). Title pages, 434 pp. [I: (iv), 210; II: (iv), 216]; 115 [60; 55] tissue-guarded chromolithographed plates, of which eight with eggs. Original uniform green, gilt-bordered half morocco over green linen boards. Spines with gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt.Read more
Humphreys, H. N.
The butterfly vivarium. Or, insect home: being an account of a new method of observing the curious metamorphoses of some of the most beautiful of native insects. Comprising also a popular description of the habits and instincts of many of the insects of the various classes referred to; with suggestions for the successful study of entomology by means of an insect vivarium. Illustrated with coloured engravings.
London, William Lay, 1858. 8vo (18.2 x 13.2 cm). xi, 288, [iii] pp., eight hand-coloured steel-engraved plates. Original blue, blind-stamped cloth with gilt title on the spine and large gilt vignette on the front board. All edges gilt.Read more
Wood, W. and S. [T.] Hanley
Index testaceologicus, an illustrated catalogue of British and foreign shells, containing about 2800 figures accurately coloured after nature.
London, Willis and Sotheran, 1856. Large 8vo (24.5 x 15.5 cm). xx, 234 pp., 46 [numbered 1-38; Sup. 1-8] hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half morocco over grained, double gilt-bordered cloth boards. Spine with four raised, gilt-lined bands; compartments with floral gilt corner pieces and gilt title. Top edge gilt.Read more