Provenance C. A. Briggs (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Nissen ZBI 1838." /> HARRIS, Moses (?1731-?85). <I>An Exposition of English Insects.</I> London: "Sold by Mr White ... & Mr. Robson," 1782. 4° (291 x 235mm). Hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, engraved title, engraved figure, 50 hand-coloured engraved plates (one text leaf torn without loss, some mainly marginal spotting and staining). Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, gilt edges (extremities rubbed, covers scuffed and scratched). <I>Provenance</I> C. A. Briggs (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Nissen <I>ZBI</I> 1838.|
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    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 51

    HARRIS, Moses (?1731-?85). An Exposition of English Insects. London: "Sold by Mr White ... & Mr. Robson," 1782. 4° (291 x 235mm). Hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, engraved title, engraved figure, 50 hand-coloured engraved plates (one text leaf torn without loss, some mainly marginal spotting and staining). Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, gilt edges (extremities rubbed, covers scuffed and scratched). Provenance C. A. Briggs (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Nissen ZBI 1838.

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    HARRIS, Moses (?1731-?85). An Exposition of English Insects. London: "Sold by Mr White ... & Mr. Robson," 1782. 4° (291 x 235mm). Hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, engraved title, engraved figure, 50 hand-coloured engraved plates (one text leaf torn without loss, some mainly marginal spotting and staining). Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, gilt edges (extremities rubbed, covers scuffed and scratched). Provenance C. A. Briggs (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Nissen ZBI 1838.


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