Butterflies – Papil: Europ: 1. Fauna. P. N. Gem. – 2. Antiopa. Var. maior. P. N. phal. Lin. Sp. 165. 2 butterflies. Colored engraving by Johann Friedrich Volkart (1750-1812). C. 1770. Inscribed: I. F. Volkart fc., otherwise as above. 9⅛ × 7⅛ in (23.2 × 18 cm). – TAB. XXIX, Suppl. V. – On the left with fine stitching margin only, but the complete plate mark, otherwise margins of 1-3 cm. – On laid paper untrimmed on two sides and of greatest freshness.
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(Mr. J. R. L., November 19, 2003)