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001 $ 03/2852
003 $ UK-LoRAA
041 1 # $a eng $a fre
044 # # $a uk
100 1 # $a Barbut, James
245 1 4 $a Les Genres Des Insectes De Linné; $b Constatés Par Divers Échantillons D'Insectes D'Angleterre, Copiés D'Après Nature. Par J. Barbut. [Epigraph]
246 3 # $a Genera Insectorum of Linnæus Exemplified By Various Specimens Of English Insects
260 # # $a À Londres, $b Imprimé Par Jacques Dixwell, Dans St. Martin's Lane; Et Se Vend Au Profit De L'Auteur Chez J. Sewell, Libraire, Dans Cornhill. $c M. DCC.LXXXI. $c [1781]
300 # # $a [ii], xvii, [iii], 371, [1], [xx] p., add. engr. t.-pl., 22 pl. (2 dble. and fold.); $ $c 265 mm. (Quarto).
500 # # $a Plate 21 is unnumbered.
505 0 # $a [Add. engr. t.-pl., t.-p.] - List Of Subscribers; Errata Et Desiderata - Preface - Index Alphabeticus Generum - [Text, with pl.] - Index; Directions to the Binder.
508 # # $a The frontispiece and most plates are signed as drawn by Jas. Barbut and engraved by Jas. Newton.

Each plate - including the title-plate but excluding plate [21] - carries the publisher's imprint of Barbut.
510 4 # $a ESTC $c T87004
520 2 # $a The publication-date given on the title page as 1781 is also carried by plate 22 - 'Feby. 9; 1781'. The title-plate and all plates except plate [21], which is undated, carry the date of February 9 1780.

An English title is given on the added engraved title-plate: 'The Genera Insectorum of Linnæus Exemplified By Various Specimens Of English Insects drawn from Nature by James Barbut'. The text is in English and French throughout.

The last two plates are double and folding, and are the only ones which are not coloured.
533 # # $n An electronic reproduction was published in 2003 (Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale). A microfilm version was published in 1986 (Woodbridge CT: Research Publications).
561 # # $a Presented by the author; gift acknowledged 5 November 1781 (RA Council Minutes I, 310).
562 # # $a Imperfect; wanting plate 10.
563 # # $a 18th-century calf; rebacked in 20th century, red morocco spine-label lettered 'English Insects By Barbut', spine lettered '1781'.
653 # # $a Insects - Entomology - Animals - Great Britain - History
655 # 4 $a Manuals - Great Britain - 18th century
655 # 4 $a Pictorial works - Great Britain - 18th century
700 1 # $a Dixwell, James $e printer
700 1 # $a Sewell, John $e bookseller
700 1 # $a Newton $e engraver
700 1 # $a Linnaeus, Carl
700 1 # $a Barbut, James $e publisher $e previous owner $e donor
852 8 # $d 1802: C-3-01; 1821: 3-1-11.