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KIRBY, William.
Monographia Apum Angliae; Or, An Attempt to Divide into their Natural General and Families, Such Species of the Linnean Genus Apis as have been Discovered in England:

With Descriptions and Observations. To which are prefixed Some Introductory Remarks Upon the Class Hymenoptera, and A Synoptical Table of the Nomenclature of the external Parts of these Insects. With Plates.

pp. (viii), (v)-xxii, 258. 14 engraved plates of parts by the author; (ii) Half-title, 388. 4 hand-coloured engraved plates showing 49 species. Complete with both half-titles and the interpolated leaf in v.I - Additional note ... & Directions to Binder (recto) and Errata (verso). Contemporary half calf, spines with gilt bands and twin labels, trifling wear to spine ends of v.I, a little foxing at the front of each volume, one text leaf and one plate with lower corners torn with slight loss, otherwise a very nice pair, signature of MAYO, in each volume, from the library of RICHARD FREEMAN.


For the Author by J. Raw. Ipswich.

Date Published: 1802. 2 volumes. 8vo.

Stock No. 63444

Price: 400.00