Nomenclator Iconum Entomologiae Linneanae.
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(Lyon 1789). 4to. 12 folded engraved plates, each with a folded explanatory text leaf. Contemporaryhalf calf, gilt ornamented spine in 6 compartments with red gilt lettered label (rubbed).
Charles Joseph de Villers (1724-1810) was a French naturalist in Lyon and the author of "Caroli Linnaei Entomologia, faunae Suecicae descriptionibus aucta: DD. Scopoli, Geoffroy, de Geer, Fabricii, Schrank, &c., speciebus vel in systemate non enumeratis ... curante & augente Carolo de Villers". The plates of this work were isued separately as 'Nomenclator Iconum Entomologiciae Linneanae" with probably new printed explanation leaves. The fine plates are by C. Boily.
Nissen ZBI, 4251, see also Evenhuis. 'Litt. Tax. Diptorum' 1789.