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A HISTORY ofBRITISH BUTTERFLIES by Rev. F.O. MORRIS with 79 Full-Page - Single-Sided EXQUISITE HAND-COLORED PLATES! 1908 RARE 10th Edition 1908, Tenth Edition complete with 79 Single-Sided Exquisitely Hand-Colored plates (with descriptive text opposite) depicting larvae, pupae and variant forms of nearly 100 species of British butterflies. Original green embossed boards; spine with richly-decorated gilt letters and gilt butterfly, attractive blocked gilt butterfly motif on front board; covers somewhat worn along edges, corners bumped, pages tightly-bound. Front flyleaf taped to board; some foxing on text pages but the hand-colored plates remain bright, attractive and very clean, without marks or foxing; Ex-Libris pastedown of previous owner Dr. T.L. Morris on inside of front board and hand-stamp "Thomas L. Morris" ffl. Two line-engraved plates and Index near end; page margins rough-cut. Dimensions: 10.5 x 7.5 x 2 inches A Very Good Copy of this informative book and its Bright, Delicate Hand-Colored Plates!

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    Estimate $150 - $200Sep 4, 2018
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    Mary Battaglia
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    101 Avenue of the Americas
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