Edition: First Edition
Edinburgh / London: W.H. Lizars / Henry G. Bohn, 1852. Small octavo, leaf height 15.8 cm. pp , (8), (17)-229,  + frontispiece portrait + series title with hand colouring + 3 black & white plates + 28 colour plates (complete). Bound in half tan calf and marbled boards, spine with black and red labels, raised bands, gilt ornamentation, marbled page edges and endpapers. Broken joints internally repaired with rice paper; spine is worn, with chip across head, botom two inches lacking; 1936 ink name on front blank; plates trimmed close at top and fore edges, with loss of about 1 mm to some images; offsetting to the leaves facing the plates; externally only fair, internally clean and unworn, plate colouring vivid, and text block now firm in the binding. Volume XXXII (Entymology) in The Naturalist's Library, under the general editorship of Sir William Jardine. Includes a portrait and life of Latreille.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover