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Beautiful butterflies described and illustrated : with the history of a butterfly through all its changes and transformations and an explanation of the scientific terms used by naturalists in reference thereto

Author: H G Adams; Benjamin Fawcett; James Evan Adlard; George McCulloch
Publisher: London : Groombridge and Sons, 1871
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Wood engravings
Gold blocked bindings
Pictorial cloth bindings
Binders' tickets
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Adams; Benjamin Fawcett; James Evan Adlard; George McCulloch
OCLC Number: 977945399
Notes: Includes "Index of Species figured and described in this volume.": p. [2] at end.
Publisher's advertisements on p. [4-19] at end.
Includes small decorative wood-engraved initials and head-pieces.
All wood-engraved plates and illustrations within the text are unsigned.
Colour wood-engraved plates printed by Benjamin Fawcett. Cf. McLean, Ruari and Antonia. Benjamin Fawcett : engraver and colour printer, 1988.
All colour wood-engraved images are the same as those used in different pairings on the plates in "A history of British butterflies" by F.O. Morris, published in 1853 by Groombridge and Sons. Cf. McLean, Ruari and Antonia. Benjamin Fawcett, p. 90. See McLean O 0454.
Description: vii, [1], 133, [19] pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations, 8 color plates (wood engravings) ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction --
History of the butterfly --
Butterfly hunting --
Description of species --
List of species --
Index of species.
Other Titles: Beautiful butterflies
Responsibility: by H.G. Adams ... ; illustrated with eight coloured plates and numerous wood engravings.

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