Auction 103, Lot 556

"[Lot of 30]", Lizars, William Home

Subject: Insects

Period: 1843-44 (published)

Publication: The Naturalist's Library

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4 x 6 inches
10.2 x 15.2 cm

Collection of plates from this great series. Ten plates feature beautiful and very colorful moths from Vol. XXXVII - Exotic Moths [and] Vol. XL - British Moths, Sphinxes, &c. Fourteen plates feature an interesting array of beetles and insects from Vol. XXXIV - Introduction to Entomology. Six plates featuring bees are from Vol. XXXVIII - Bees. Complete with title pages and engraved frontis for each volume. A collection of 30 hand colored plates that include many very nice images.

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Condition: B

Plates vary between very good and good.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/11/2003

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