HISTOIRE NATURELLE DES INSECTES, TOME IX, ORTHOPTÈRES ET HÉMIPTÈRES; TRAITANT DE LEUR ORGANISATION ET DE LEURS MOEURS EN GÉNÉRAL PAR M.V. AUDOUIN, ET COMPRENANT LEUR CLASSIFCATION ET LA DESCRIPTION DES ESPÈCES, PAR M.A. BRULLÉ
Paris: Chez F.D. Pillot, Éditeur, 1835. First edition. Hardcover. Item #42685
Title translated into English: "NATURAL HISTORY OF INSECTS, VOLUME IX, ORTHOPTERICS AND HEMIPTERS; TREATING OF THEIR ORGANIZATION AND THEIR MANNERS IN GENERAL BY M. V. AUDOUIN, AND INCLUDING THEIR CLASSIFICATION AND DESCRIPTION OF THE SPECIES, BY M. A. BRULLÉ." From the library of Robert L. Usinger with his bookplate on the front paste-down endpaper. Usinger (1912-1968) served on the faculty in the Department of Entomology at the University of California at Berkeley from 1946 until his untimely death in 1968. 415 pages with tables and index plus fifteen pages of plates in the rear. Signed twice by John W. Shipp. Early binding of brown pebble calf with lettering on the spine in gilt. A few notes scattered throughout in ink and pencil in the margins. Spine mildly sunned. Light foxing throughout. A very good copy.