- Vol. III lacks 2 lvs. w. col. plates (pl. 31-33 of the nocturnal butterflies); vol. IV incomplete, lacks title-p., 20 prelim. lvs., portrait and p.149-220 and the accomp. 13 plates (pl. XXVIII-XL); two plate lvs. loose; some plates sl. foxed in margins, otherwise contents very fine. Bindings sl. worn along extremities; corners showing.
= Hagen II, 84; Junk, Rara 162; Nissen, ZBI 3467; Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 161. Famous work on insects, translated from the original German edition (1740-1746) by C.F.C. Kleemann, the son-in-law of the author, with the same plates. This Dutch edition is considered to be preferable to the German edition: (much) larger size on thicker paper and better colouring by Kleemann and his wife Katharina Barbara Rösel von Rosenhof. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVIII.