1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.
1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.

1897 Rare Victorian Book - British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species by W. S. Coleman.

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Author: Coleman, W. S. (William Stephen).
Title: British Butterflies, Figures and Descriptions of Every Native Species, with an Account of Butterfly Development, Structure, Habits, Localities, Mode of Capture and Preservation.
Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1897.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5" X 5.5"
Pages: 160 pages + 15 color plates.
Binding: Attractive and very good original Victorian illustrated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Upped edge gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, nice ex-libris on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 15 color plates of the different species of butterflies discussed by Coleman and printed in color by Edmund Evans.


The book: "British Butterflies" by W. S. Coleman is a rare Victorian gem published in 1897, offering an exhaustive account of every native butterfly species in Britain. Coleman's work is notable for its detailed descriptions, and comprehensive coverage of butterfly development, structure, habits, and conservation methods. This book serves not only as a guide for enthusiasts and naturalists but also as a historical document reflecting the biodiversity of Britain at the time.

The author: William Stephen Coleman (1829–1904) was an English painter, illustrator, and writer known for his contributions to the study of natural history, particularly entomology. His artistic skills are evident in the detailed and vivid illustrations that complement his scientific descriptions.


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