Lewin, John William. PRODROMUS ENTOMOLOGY. Or, a Natural History of the Lepidopterous Insects of New South Wales. Illustrated with Nineteen Plates. By John William Lewin, A.L.S. First published in 1805, re-issued in 1822 and now re-published by Edition Renard Melbourne 2007. 4to, Limited (Third) Edition, Deluxe Issue; pp. [ii](half-title, being a reproduction of the fly-title [i.e. Page 1] of the second edition, verso modern notes), [iv](modern title-page, verso publishing details, and modern Contents, verso blank), [ii](title-page to first edition, verso blank), vi(title-page to second edition, verso blank, Dedication, verso blank, and Preface), [vii-viii](Table of Contents [i.e. list of plates], verso blank, as issued in second edition only), -20(the text, being a facsimile of the first edition, each leaf of text being faced by the plate from the second edition to which it refers), -56(modern scientific names, commentary, acknowledgements and colophon); 19 fine coloured plates comprising frontispiece & 18 coloured plates, as issued in the second edition of 1822, plus plain interleaves as issued in the latter issues of the second edition; detailed historical and bibliographical commentary and census of known copies of the original editions, table of modern scientific names of the species depicted; finely bound in half brown natural leather, with specially commissioned hand-marbled sides to match the original publisher's binding, and printed title-label, spine with raised bands, titled in genuine gold, yellow tinted edges and marker ribbon; a fine copy. Melbourne; Edition Renard; 2007.