Fleming, W A Butterflies of West Malaysia and Singapore
Publisher: Classey Publications, Faringdon;
Date of Publication: 1975
Stock Code: 3581
FIRST EDITION. Large octavo. Volumes separately paginated : Volume I [x], 64 pp with 479 images on 54 plates, Volume II [x], 93 pp with 1100 figures on 36 plates. Colour illustrations throughout, plus monochrome diagrams and maps in text. Book condition: Very Good. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Two volume matching set in faux black leather with gilt titles to spine; unclipped white dust-jackets with colour photographic butterfly motifs. Wrappers a little nicked & creased to edges with 1-inch closed tear to lower front Vol I; corners slightly bumped. No annotation or inscriptions. Comprehensive guide recording all species of butterfly confirmed to have been caught in West Malaysia (of interest to collectors of the neighbouring Oriental region also) , all figured in colour with male and female where considered advisable and showing underside when species not determined by upperside markings; accompanying text indicates average sizes and information about diet and distribution.