The Natural History of Bees. Comprehending the Uses and Economical Management of the British and Foriegn Honey-Bee; Together with the Known Wild Species, Illustrated with Thirty-six plates [sic] coloured from nature, with portrait and memoir of Huber

By: Francois Huber

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Green morocco over marbled boards with gilt rule to boards; gilt particulars and red morocco label to spine--spine is labeled incorrectly as issued by publisher: "Entomology 39, Butterflies," but this is actually Entomology 6, Honey-Bees. Marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. Hand-colored hors texte plates throughout; title page states there are 36 plates when in actuality there are 33 in all copies with the title page, frontispiece, and Latreille's Tomb. General wear to boards, and wear to hinges (see image). [2] viii, 301 pp. 4 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches.

Title: The Natural History of Bees. Comprehending the Uses and Economical Management of the British and Foriegn Honey-Bee; Together with the Known Wild Species, Illustrated with Thirty-six plates [sic] coloured from nature, with portrait and memoir of Huber

Author Name: Francois Huber

Illustrator: François Huber

Categories: Science, Natural History, Zoology, Entomology, Antiquarian,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Edinburgh, W. H. Lizars, S. Highly and W. Curry: 1840

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 5454