The Butterfly Fauna of Ceylon

By: Woodhouse, L. G. O. [Lionel Gilbert Ollyett] and Henry, G. M. R.

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First Edition, First Printing. Presentation Copy. Inscribed by the author to W. W. A. Phillips, author of Birds of Ceylon. ------- Contemporary cloth. 4to; 11 7/8 x 9 1/2 inches; xiv, [4], 153, [18] pp.; folding map, color frontispiece, 49 plates (many in color from a photomechanical process) with printed tissue guards. -------- Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear, plates with slight curvature, pale staining and minor rippling to about half the plates. --------- The color illustrations are photographs of specimens prepared using the nature printing technique called the "Wax-cum-Gum Method" of preparing double scale transfers from actual specimens, which were then photographed for the plates, while the bodies and antennae were painted ---- REF: Nissen ZBI 4461; Cowan 368-369. Subjects: Lepidopterology; Entomology; Lepidopterists; Sri Lanka

Title: The Butterfly Fauna of Ceylon

Author Name: Woodhouse, L. G. O. [Lionel Gilbert Ollyett] and Henry, G. M. R.

Categories: Other,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Colombo: , 1942., Ceylon Government Press: 1942

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 011843

Keywords: Lepidopterology; Entomology; Lepidopterists; Sri Lanka; Ceylon; Butterflies; field guides,