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Instructions of Collecting, Rearing, and Preserving British Insects; Also for Collecting and Preserving British Crustacea & Shells; Together with a description of Entomological Apparatus: To which is added, a list of new and rare species of insects, &c. with their localities and times of appearance.

by Ingpen, Abel

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James Bullcock, London. 1827. First edition.. Hardback.. One fold-out hand-coloured plate. Leather spine and corners, with marbled boards. VG- (interior is generally clean and tight, with a small ink stain on the page 'Description of the Plate'; cover edges worn).
  • Bookseller: Much Ado Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 23538
  • Title: Instructions of Collecting, Rearing, and Preserving British Insects; Also for Collecting and Preserving British Crustacea & Shells; Together with a description of Entomological Apparatus: To which is added, a list of new and rare species of insects, &c. with their localities and times of appearance.
  • Author: Ingpen, Abel
  • Format/binding:Hardback.
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: James Bullcock, London. 1827. First edition.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Nature;

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