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British Moths and Their Transformations (2 Vols.) by  J.O  H.N. And Westwood - First Edition - 1843 - from The Title Page ABAA (SKU: WN3443A)

British Moths and Their Transformations (2 Vols.)

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British Moths and Their Transformations (2 Vols.)

by Humphreys, H.N. And Westwood, J.O

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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London: William Smith, 1843. Bookplate of Ganci on front pastedowns. Vol. 1 has upper hinge starting; all other hinges solid. Green morocco spines and tips rubbed and bumped with some material loss. All boards rubbed; marbled boards and matching endpapers. TEG. Spines with 5 raised bands rubbed and gilt titling and volume lettering directly on morocco in panels 2 and 4. 124 plates depicting the moths all present. Small top marginal stain on pgs. 21-69 in Vol. 1 not affecting text. Some irregular minor staining in Vol. 2 on top edge not affecting text. Some faint foxing throughout.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Humpreys, H.N.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Trade.

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book dealer
The Title Page ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
WN3443A
Title
British Moths and Their Transformations (2 Vols.)
Author
Humphreys, H.N. And Westwood, J.O
Illustrator
Humpreys, H.N.
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Fair
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Smith
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1843
Size
4to

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the... [more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former... [more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [more]
Marbled boards
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [more]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.

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