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Author:
Wilkes, Benjamin.
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One hundred and twenty copper-plates of English moths and butterflies, representing their changes into the caterpillar, chrysalis, and fly states, and the plants, flowers and fruits whereon they feed ... With a natural history of the moths and butterflies, describing the method of managing, preserving, and feeding them.. to which is added, an index of the Insects and Plants, adapted to Linnaeus's system / by Benjamin Wilkes
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English moths and butterflies
Soulsby no.:
Soulsby no. 1223a

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Publisher:
s.n
Place of publication:
London
Publishing year:
1773
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Physical description:
[xxii], 63 p., 8 p., 120 col. plates : col. illus. ; 31 cm.
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English

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On t.p. "Printed for Benjamin Wilkes, at Horace's-Head, Fleet Street" Includes a list of subscribers.
Copper plates drawn and etched by the author. Taken from drawings and paintings of J. A. Rosel, Georg Ehret and Jacobus Van Heysum.
Pl. ix is lettered "XI".
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Additional author(s):
Linné, Carl von,
1707-1778
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OPAC identifier:
9938973802081
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By permission of the Trustees of The Natural History Museum (London)
NHM ENTOMOLOGY - Wanting Pl. XCVIII.
NHM ENTOMOLOGY - Three quarters brown leather binding with gilt edging and lettering on spine. Marbled endpapers.
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