METAMORPHOSIS INSECTORUM Johann Godaert 1662 title
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Metamorphosis et Historia Insectorum by Joanne Godaertio (Johann Godaert).
Three parts in one volume by one of the founders of modern entomology and based on his observations from 1635 to 1650.
Printed in Medioburgi by Jacobum Fierensium 1662-1668.
Part 1 Portrait frontispiece. engraved and plain title pages, , 236pp with 80 engraved illustrations
Part 2 Plain and engraved title pages, , 259pp with 51 engraved illustrations.
Part 3 Plain title page only, , 159pp with 21 engraved plates including 3 folding ones.
Collated and complete apart from possible lack of an engraved title page in Part 3.
Small octavo, 16cm by 10cm. Early calf boards . Edges and spine somewhat worn and traces of old worming in Part 3 Several brown stains on the margins of the plate at p92 in Part 1 and a light stain along the upper edge of about half the pages, also in Part 1. Other occasional page marks but generally clean, firmly bound copy of one of the earliest works on entomology.
This book is sold (sold on 2008-10-13)
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