2006 · New York
by MARTIN, Gilles (photog.); Myriam Baran, text; Simon Jones, trans
New York: Abrams, 2006. First English Language Edition. First printing. Oblong quarto (24.5 x 28.5cm); black publisher's cloth-backed boards w/ white lettering on spine, in color pictorial dustwrapper; 220pp. Large crease on pp 7-8, else light handling wear throughout. Dustwrappers also show mild surface wear, chipping to outer corners and crown of spine; Near Fine.
Originally published in France, this volume takes a comprehensive look at the biology, cultural meanings, and conservation efforts of butterflies, moths, and caterpillars worldwide. Text is accompanied by brilliant color photo-illustrations throughout, and includes indices by Latin species name and common name. (Inventory #: 46430)