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MACQUART, J.
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes.
Diptères. Paris, Librairie encyclopédique de Roret, 1834-1835. 2 volumes. 8vo. (203 x 130mm). pp. (4), 578, 8; pp. (4), 710, 8, with 24 handcoloured engraved plates. Recent black half morocco, spines with red and green gilt lettered labels..

The rare coloured edition. The work forms a part of the "Suites à Buffon." The fine plates are engraved after drawings by the author. Justin Macquart (1778-1855) was a French entomologist and director of the Natural History Museum in Lille. He is one the most important dipterologists of the 19th century and a close friend of Meigen. Provenance: Bookplates of Antoine Boucomont and J. d'Aguilar. Nissen ZBI, 2644; Horn-Schenkling 14369.
 


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