A Treatise on Some of the Insects Injurious to Vegetation.

By: Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856.

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xi, 640 p. VIII plates including frontis, wood-engravings throughout text. Printed by Welch, Bigelow and Co. "A new ed., enlarged and improved, with additions from the author’s manuscripts and original notes. Illustrated by engravings drawn from nature under the supervision of Professor Agassiz. Edited by Charles L. Flint ..."--T.p. Editor's preface (p. iv) states the drawings for the steel plates are by Antoine Sonrel and those for the wood engravings are by Sonrel and J. Burckhardt and the engraving and coloring of the plates was by John H. Richard and the wood engravings were done by Henry Marsh. However, the plates are hand-colored lithographs and are signed Dougal sc., probably William H. Dougal. Bound in brown small bead cloth with beveled edges. Gilt moth on top and back boards, title and beetle in gilt on spine. All edges red. Binding worn and stained, top of spine chipped, top outer hinge split halfway, beetle on spine worn with residue of label. Plates with some foxing, tissue guards lacking frontis., pl. II.

Title: A Treatise on Some of the Insects Injurious to Vegetation.

Author Name: Harris, Thaddeus William, 1795-1856.

Illustrator: Hand-colored Lithographs, Wood-Engravings.

Categories: Insects and Spiders,

Publisher: Boston :, Crosby and Nichols,: 1862

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition: Good-

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 9.5" Tall

Seller ID: AC0022

Keywords: Entymology, Insects