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Harris, Moses (1730-c. 1788) The Aurelian a Natural History of English Moths and Butterflies.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
267
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Harris, Moses (1730-c. 1788) The Aurelian a Natural History of English Moths and Butterflies. London: Henry Bohn, 1840.
Folio, illustrated with engraved and colored frontispiece, added engraved title, an unnumbered colored plate of the anatomical parts of a butterfly or moth, and forty-four numbered engravings, all hand-colored and many heightened with gum arabic, bound in half green morocco, spine tooled in gilt with butterflies in the compartments, marbled paper boards, a.e.g.; rubbed, 14 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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