Butterflies and Moths
Moses Harris (1731-1785)
The Aurelain, or Natural History of English Moths and ButterfliesThe Aurelian. A natural history of English moths and butterflies, together with the plants on which they feed. Also a faithful account of their respective changes, their usual haunts when in the winged state, and their standard names as established by the Society of Aurelians. Drawn, engraved, and coloured from the natural subjects. By Moses Harris. London: Printed for the Author, 1766. Second edition, London, 1775. New edition, with their systematic names, London: H. G. Bohn, 1840. 46 folio plates. One of the most beautiful English works on butterflies. Print: 15" x 11"