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    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 60

    MARTYN, Thomas (fl. 1760-1816). The English Entomologist exhibiting all the coleopterous Insects found in England. London: [from the Shakespeare Press by W. Bulmer & Co.], 1792. 4° (357 x 281mm). Engraved title, 2 engraved plates of medals and 42 hand-coloured plates of insects (title spotted, plates and text lightly browned, a few upper margins with light waterstain). Contemporary boards (rebacked and recornered in red morocco), uncut. Provenance: armorial bookplate (pastedown). FIRST EDITION. Nissen ZBI 2725.

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    MARTYN, Thomas (fl. 1760-1816). The English Entomologist exhibiting all the coleopterous Insects found in England. London: [from the Shakespeare Press by W. Bulmer & Co.], 1792. 4° (357 x 281mm). Engraved title, 2 engraved plates of medals and 42 hand-coloured plates of insects (title spotted, plates and text lightly browned, a few upper margins with light waterstain). Contemporary boards (rebacked and recornered in red morocco), uncut. Provenance: armorial bookplate (pastedown). FIRST EDITION. Nissen ZBI 2725.


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