Paris: Levrault, Schoell et Cie. 1805. First Edition. Hardcover. Folio. Very good- condition. Item #016514
[iv], xvi, 276 pages of text. 90 black & white plates. Rebound in modern brown cloth. Nineteen plates and pp. 53-56, 169-172, and 209-276 supplied in xerox facsimile. The first few pages are moderately to heavily foxed, with minor to moderate foxing scattered throughout the text. The plates have minor foxing, mostly to the margins, with several with moderate foxing, in some cases in the image area. The text pages measure over 17 inches in height, while the plates measure just under 17 inches in height. The plates in facsimile are Apteres VI; Orthopteres IIc and VII; Hemipteres Vb and one of two numbered XX; Lepidopteres two that are both numbered VI, VII, and XXIV; Hymenopteres X; Dipteres I and III; Coleopteres Ie, IX, XXXIV, XXXV, XXXVI, XXXVI, and XXXVI. First edition.