Historia insectorum / autore Joanne Raio ... ; opus posthumum jussu Regiae Societatis Londinensis editum ; cui subjungitur Appendix de Scarabaeis Britannicis, autore M. Lister ..
"Many of the descriptions of insects are ascribed to [Francis] Willughby"--Keynes.
Includes Ray's Methodus insectorum, p. iii-xv, published separately in 1705 as prelude to the present work.
"Appendix de scarabaeis Britannicis": p. 377-398.
The only illustrations in the volume appear on p. 264.
Page 357 is misnumbered as 351.
Signatures: A⁴ a⁴ B-3E⁴.
Keynes, G. John Ray, 104
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