London: John Tilly for R. Montagu, 1736. First edition. leather_bound. 76 pages. 28.5 x 21.8 cm. Hand colored engraved frontispiece depicting Albin on a horse surrounded by insects and arachnids. 53 hand colored plates by Smith, Basire and others. The hand colored plates are stunning, particularly that of the Flea.....
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Paris: J.-B.Bailliere et Fils, 1901. 1st French edition. Hardcover. 120 pages. 4to, fifty full-page chromolithograph plates with multiple images per page. French edition by Joseph de Joannis, originally published in German. Index of Butterflies. Index of Authors. Comprehensive survey with a plethora of color examples. Minor rubbing backstrip extremities.