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An epitome of the natural history of the insects of China :
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Title

An epitome of the natural history of the insects of China : comprising figures and descriptions of upwards of one hundred new, singular, and beautiful species, together with some that are of importance in medicine, domestic economy, &c. : the figures are accurately drawn, engraved and coloured, from specimens of the insects : the descriptions are arranged according to the system of Linnaeus, with references to the writings of Fabricius, and other systematic authors

By

Donovan, E. (Edward), 1768-1837

Bensley, Thomas, ca 1760-1835 , printer
White, John, active 1792-1816 , bookseller
Faulder, Robert, 1747 or 1748-1815 , bookseller
Bell, Joseph, active 1792-1824 , bookseller

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London :Printed for the author, by T. Bensley, and sold by White, Fleet-Street, Faulder, Bond-Street, Bell, Oxford-Street, &c.,1798.

Notes

The plates are hand-colored and some of them are dated 1799.

ESTC | T102037

Subjects

18th century , China , Color , Early works to 1800 , Economic aspects , England , Engravings , Illustrated works , Insects , Pictorial works , Speciation , Therapeutic use

Call Number

QL483.C5 D58

Classification

595.7

Language

English

Identifiers

LCCN: agr25001039
NAL: QL483.C6 D66 1798
OCLC: 4817673

 

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