Butterfly And Moth Book 1912 1st Edition Illustrated
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-31)
Price : US $6.50
BUTTERFLY AND MOTH BOOK. 'Personal Studies and Observations of the More familiar Species.' By Ellen Robertson - Miller. Terrific first edition book, published in 1912 by Charles Scribner's Sons of New York. Hardbound in decorative boards, 249 pages. 'With Illustrations From Drawings by the Author and Photographs by J. Lyonel King, G. A. Bash, Dr. F. D. Snyder, and others.' Profusely illustrated with over 170 photos and drawings. Chapters include: The Moth and the Butterfly, The Secret of the Silken Pockets, A Home Not Made With Hands, Lady Luna, Our Common Silk Worm, A Caterpillar with Weapons of Defence, The Biography of a Royal Moth, The Biography of a Bumblebee Moth, A Mint Feeder, A Grape-Vine Feeder, Sly and Secretive Underwings, Odd Insect Homes and Their Inmates, A Water-Loving Caterpillar, Young Architects, A Gay Masquerader, Orchard Visitors, The Monarch, Silver-Spangled Butterflies, the Little Blue Butterfly, A Southern Swallow-Tail, and more (36 chapters in total). Book is in VERY GOOD condition, only slight misc. wear. Buyer to pay shipping of 3.75. Nice 96 year old well illustrated first edition book on butterflies and moths. LOW opening bid and no reserve. Please take a look at my many other book auctions, all with low starting bids, never a reserve, and the offer of combined shipping.
This book is sold (sold on 2008-10-31)
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