MORRIS, F.O. The Natural History of British Moths. Henry Edward Knox. 1871.
8vo. 4 vols. Original green cloth, gilt vignette of moth to fronts, gilt lettering to spines; pp. xvi + 253, iv + 180, iv + 223, iv + 304, 132 hand-coloured plates; a little scattered foxing especially last few leaves of vols 3 & 4, plates largely unaffected, very good. Provenance: bookplate of C.G.J.B Elliot (1818-1895), Admiral of the Fleet.
First Knox edition, originally published in 1861 by Longman. One of Morris's most comprehensive works, with exquisite illustrations.
Nissen ZBI, 2893.