1912 Butterfly-Hunting in Many Lands: Notes of a Field Naturalist
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Author's Presentation Copy, Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding
First edition. Embossed presentation copy stamp to the top of the title page. Illustrated with sixteen plates, seven of which are full colour. Collated complete. An account of the author's experiences hunting for butterflies across the world, with reminiscences from India, China, Japan, Canada, Algeria, South Africa, Egypt, New Zealand, Australia, and more. Includes details on the individual species spotted and collected with a chapter on butterfly bionomics. Written by George Blundell Longstaff, a British civil activist, amateur entomologist, and writer.
In the original green cloth binding. Externally, smart with light shelf wear and rubbing to the extremities. Fading to the spine and marks to the rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright with light scattered spotting and age toning to the endpapers. Previous owner's bookplate to the front endpaper.
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