LOT 2164
SOLD €70,00

[Entomology] 2 works in 4 vols.: (1) Insecta Britannica. Diptera. By Francis Walker.

London, Reeven and Benham, 1851-1856, 3 vols., VI,313,(1); VI,297,(1); IX,352 p., with 30 plates, original uniform blindstamped cloth, 4to.

Backstrip vol. 1 loose; hinge of back board of vol. 2 torn. Still a good, unopened and untrimmed set of this rare work, with in each vol. the prospectus for the complete 5-vol. series Insecta Britannica, with these 3 vols. together making up part 1. Horn/ Schenkling 23121; (2) Die europäischen hemiptera. Halbflügler (...). Nach der analytsichen Methode bearbeitet von Dr. Franz Xaver Fieber. Vienna, Carl Gerold's Sohnm, 1861, VI,444 p., with 2 lithographed plates, contemporary wrapper (paper across spine split, wrapper loose and bookblock in several parts). (total 4)

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