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Moths and butterflies of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains : with over 400 photographic illustrations in the text and many transfers of species from life

Title
Moths and butterflies of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains : with over 400 photographic illustrations in the text and many transfers of species from life / by Sherman F. Denton.
Author
Denton, Sherman F. (Sherman Foote), 1856-1937.
Publication
Boston : Bradlee Whidden, 1898-1900.

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pts. 1-4TextRestricted use Arents BIP (Denton, S. Moths 1898) 99-215 pts. 1-4Schwarzman Building - Arents Collection Room 328
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Description
8 pts. (2 v.) : ill. (some col.); 26 cm.
Alternative Title
As nature shows them
Subjects
Genre/Form
Nature prints.
Note
  • Each part (section) in the original orange-brown paper covers, as issued. Title pages and other preliminaries in pt. 8. Publisher's advertisements on p. [4] of covers of pts. 1-6. Cancels for p. 65-66 and p. 139-142, with attached publisher's notes, laid into pts. 2 and 3, respectively.
  • Imprint date on covers of pts.: 1898-1899.
  • Vol. 1: x, [5], 161 p., [10] leaves of plates; v. 2: xiv, [1], [163]-361 p., [46] leaves of plates.
  • Illustrations: 91 prints mounted on 56 leaves : nature printing, col. ; primary support 12 x 16 cm. or smaller. "The colored plates, or nature prints ... are direct transfers from the insects themselves; that is to say, the scales of the wings of the insects are transferred to the paper while the bodies are printed from engravings and afterward colored by hand"--Pref. -- Ca. 400 photomechanical prints : chiefly reproduction of photographs ; image 17 x 12 cm. or smaller.
  • Includes index.
Contents
pt. 1. The moths -- pt. 2. The butterflies.
Call Number
Arents BIP (Denton, S. Moths 1898) 99-215
OCLC
NYPG99-B2752
Author
Denton, Sherman F. (Sherman Foote), 1856-1937.
Title
Moths and butterflies of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains : with over 400 photographic illustrations in the text and many transfers of species from life / by Sherman F. Denton.
Imprint
Boston : Bradlee Whidden, 1898-1900.
Local Note
No. 149 of 500 copies printed.
Arents copy partly unopened.
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Arents BIP (Denton, S. Moths 1898) 99-215
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