Albin (Eleazar) A Natural History of English Insects, 100 hand-coloured plates engraved after drawings by the author, list of subscribers, slight browning and offsetting, some pencil annotations, ink-stain on fore-edges at beginning, contemporary panelled calf gilt, rubbed, rebacked, old spine laid down, 4to (284 by 224mm.), London, for the author, sold by W. and J. Innys, 1720
FIRST EDITION. Albins first book, each plate dedicated to a subscriber or public figure. There were approximately 170 subscribers to this edition, the success of which led to four more up to 1749.