1899 Rare First Edition Book - Every-Day Butterflies A group of Biographies by Samuel Hubbard Scudder
Author : Samuel Hubbard Scudder.
Title : Every-Day Butterflies: A Group of Biographies.
Publisher : Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1899. First Edition.
Language : Text in English.
Size : 8 " X 5.5 ".
Pages : vi-391 pages + (advertisements for other works on butterflies by Samuel L. Scudder).
Binding : Attractive and very good full Victorian decorated cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing and staining, ink stamps on title page - as shown).
Illustrations : Illustrated by a frontispiece, eight coloured plates beautifully illustrating the different species of butterflies discussed by Scudder, and by 62 additional black and white illustrations.
Estimate: (USD 250 -USD 350)
The book : Rare and attractive First edition of Every-Day Butterflies: A Group of Biographies.
The author: Samuel Hubbard Scudder (April 13, 1837 – May 17, 1911) was an American entomologist and paleontologist. He was a leading figure in entomology during his lifetime and the founder of insect paleontology in America. In addition to fossil insects, he was an authority on butterflies (Lepidoptera) and grasshoppers (Orthoptera).
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