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Published by W.H. Lizars, S. Highley, W. Curry in Edinburgh, London, Dublin .
Written in English


  • Werner, Abraham Gottlob, 1749-1817.,
  • Butterflies -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesBritish butterflies
Statementby James Duncan ; illustrated by thirty-six coloured plates, with portrait and memoir of Werner.
GenrePictorial works.
SeriesThe naturalist"s library / conducted by Sir William Jardine -- [v. 10] -- Entomology -- v. 3, Naturalist"s library ; v. [v. 10], Naturalist"s library -- v. 3.
ContributionsCuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832.
LC ClassificationsQL555.G7 D8
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p., 34 [i.e. 36] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23605617M

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