THE LARVAE OF THE BRITISH BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS. Edited by H. T. Stainton. Vol. IV (The first portion of the Noctuae.)
London.The Ray Society. 1891. xi, [1 blank], 115pp., followed by 16 finely hand-coloured plates numbered 54-69 with leaves of explanatory text opposite each plate; followed by 31pp. listing council and officers of the Society, and ad's for book titltes. Original decorative cloth gilt. Octavo. The book has been covered on clear polythene which has stuck with clear tape to the endpapers; endpapers and half-title browned; the leaves containing the list of officers and council members of the Society have been removed; head of spine torn without loss; else a very good clean copy that would benefit from having the endpapers replaced.