A History of British Moths. Sixth edition. With one hundred and thirty-two plates coloured by hand, containing 1933 distinct specimens. With an introduction by W. Egmont Kirby, M.D.

  • Morris, Rev. F.O.
  • London: John C. Nimmo, Ltd. 1903


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4 vols., large 8vo, pp. xxxii, 253, [1]; [vi], 180; [ii], iv, 223, [1]; vi, [5-] 321, [3] + 132 hand-coloured plates. Publisher’s textured green cloth, boards bordered with triple blind rules, spines lettered in gilt, moth decorations to spines and front boards in gilt, edges untrimmed. A touch of spotting. Bindings just a little rubbed and bumped to extremities.


A neat example of the sixth edition of Irish parson-naturalist Reverend F.O. Morris' (1810-1893) survey of British Moths, the second to include W. Egmont Kirby's introduction.

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