London, South Kensington
8 October 1999
HUMPHREYS, H. N. & J. O. WESTWOOD. British Moths and their Transformations ... New Edition, revised and corrected, William S. Orr & Co., 1854. 2 volumes, 4 (267 X 210mm.), 124 hand-coloured plates (occasional very light spotting and staining), contemporary green half morocco gilt (rubbed, spines torn), g.e.
With 42 hand-coloured plates extracted from H. Humphreys and J. Westwood's British Moths and their Transformations and 15 hand-coloured copper plate engravings in window mounts depicting butterflies and moths from George Shaw and Frederick Polydore Nodder's The Naturalist's Miscellany, (London, 1790-1813).
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