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The Insect World being a popular account of the orders of insect
Title: The Insect World being a popular account of the orders of insect
Author: Louis Figuier, P Martin Duncan, Mr Jansen,
Publisher: Cassell, Petter and Galpin
Year Published: 1872
Our Price: £38.50 GBP ($0.00 USD)
Description: Cassell, Petter and Galpin, 1872, green cloth hardcover with gilt decoration to front, gilt lettering to spine to approximately 13 x 19 cm tall: 538 pages: black and white drawings and diagrams: full-page black and white plates. Synopsis: Described on the title page as as ' a new edition revised and corrected by P Martin Duncan F.R.S.' and in the preface as 'a popular French book on insects' this heavily illustrated, late 19th-century scientific study of the insect world has contents arranged as follows: – Introduction. Aptera. Diptera. (Nemocera, Brachycera) . Hemiptera (Heteroptera, Homoptera). Lepidoptera (the Lava or Caterpillar. The Chrysalis or Pupa. The Perfect Insect). Orthoptera, Hymenoptera. Thysanoptera . Neuroptera. Coleoptera. Index. Condition: corners bumped: spine ends damaged: ownership inscription: some age discolouration two preliminary pages: some division to cover hinges: overall acceptable and collectable.
Condition: See Above
Type: Used Books