71 2122 Entomology Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71 2122 Entomology  Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71 2122 Entomology  Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71 2122 Entomology  Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71 2122 Entomology  Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71 2122 Entomology  Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71 2122 Entomology  Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71/2122 [Entomology]. Rösel van Rosenhof, A.J. De Natuurlyke Historie der Insecten. Voorzien met naar 't Leven getekende en gekoleurde Plaaten. Haarlem/ Amst., C.H. Bohn/ H. de Wit, (1764-1788), 5 parts in 9 vols. (incl. supplement), engr. portr. of the author, 3 diff. contemp. handcol. frontisp. and 344 plates (3x fold.), contemp. unif. hcalf w. green mor. letterpiece, large 4to.

- Vol. 1 one plate sl. waterstained in upper blank margin; vol. 3 increasingly foxed, final 8 lvs. incl. 1 plate mouldy; vol. 4 without pastedown; vol. 8 partly sl. waterstained in upper blank margin. All vols. covers sl. rubbed. Fine set.

= Including the "Vervolg" w. more pages (240p.), than the 192p. Landwehr calls for at the most. Hagen II, 84; Junk, Rara 162; Nissen, ZBI 3467; Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 161. One of the finest and most celebrated works on insects, translated from the original German edition (1740-1746) by C.F.C. Kleemann, the son-in-law of the author, with the same plates. This Dutch edition is unanimously considered to be preferable to the German edition: (much) larger size on thicker paper and superior colouring by Kleemann and his wife Katharina Barbara Rösel von Rosenhof. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIII.

€ (3.000-5.000)