CURTIS, John (1791-1862). British Entymology; being illustrations and descriptions of the Genera of Insects... containing coloured figures from nature... and in many instances of the plants upon which they are found. London: Lovell Reeve & Co., 1862.
8 volumes, 8° (246 x 153mm). 770 HAND-COLOURED PLATES. (Vol.I with plate 302 loosely inserted, vol.IV with tear to description leaf of plate 484.) Contemporary cloth gilt.
New edition of a work first published by the author between 1824 and 1839. Cf.Nissen ZBI 1000. (8)