London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
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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