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Author Scott, A. W. (Alexander Walker), 1800-1883

Title Australian lepidoptera and their transformations / drawn from the life by Harriet and Helena Scott ; with descriptions, general and systematic, by A.W. Scott, M.A. Ash Island, Hunter River, New South Wales
Published London John van Voorst, 1864


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 ADPML SPC  595.780994 Sco/Ala 1864 **  LIB USE ONLY
Description 30 pages, 9 plates : hand coloured lithographs ; 44 cm + 6 pages (3 wrappers and 3 contents note)
Notes Binding is half crushed morocco over marbled paper boards, spine lettered in gilt
Originally published in 3 parts and issued in an edition of 100 copies of which 25 were went to Australia (Australian Museum website). The wrappers to the parts have been retained and bound in, and depict the idyllic Ash Island and the Hunter River which was the home to the Scott sisters
Subject Lepidoptera -- Australia -- Pictorial works.
Lepidoptera -- Australia.
Author Forde, Helena, 1832-1910
Scott, Harriet, 1830-1907.