Encyclopedic and Methodical Table of the Three Kingdoms of Nature
Henri Agasse : Paris
Over all size is appro 11.5" by 9" inches
Unpaginated, 267 plates.
A beautiful collection of natural history plates of insects indeed a very scarce work particularly with the plates are in such a bright condition.
Overall Condition: Very Good of course
Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed
Volumes 1 consists from 1 to 136 plate and volume 11 from 137 to 267
This is part eighteen of a wider natural history work which contains plates of plants, quadrupeds, birds and more.
The plates are very bright and contains images of Scarabs, Cicindela, Cantharides, Capricorn beetles and many more species.
In quarter morocco bindings, with paper covered boards. Externally, very smart. Just some minor shelfwear to the joints and extremities. Light tidemark to the page edges of pages across both volumes, not affecting the pages too badly. Heaviest to the head of some plates. Stamp to the final plate of volume I, and to the first and last plates of volume II, P Boulet. The odd spots to plages.
GLOSSARY OF TERMS
(Dustwrapper condition rating is shown after that for the book itself, where a dustwrapper is present)
Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear
Very Good Indeed - Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy
Very Good - Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones
often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy
Good - Meaning not very good. Some more serious faults as will
be described in the condition report under 'condition'
Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair
Fair - As with good only above but with other faults
leaving a compromised copy even after repair
Poor - Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete.
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