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The Life of North American Insects: Illustrated by Numerous Colored Engravings and Narratives

by B. Jaeger, assisted by H.C. Preston
Format
Book; Online; EBook
Published
Providence : Published for the author, 1854 (Providence : Sayles, Miller and Simons)
Language
English
Variant Title
North American insects
Description
iv, 204 p., [1], vi leaves of plates : col. ill., port. ; 24 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
  • Parts issue: Each pt. (no.) in buff (pt. 1-4) or light green (pt. 5-6) paper covers. Contents on p. [2] of covers; prospectus on p. [4] of covers, pt. 1; prospectus and publisher's advertisements on p. [3-4] of covers, pts. 2-4.
  • Includes index.
  • "Life of Sir Hans Sloane": p. [1]-16.
  • Illustrations: 7 prints : lithograph, b&w (1), hand col. (6) ; full-page. Comprise port. of Sir Hans Sloane, with imprint "Lith. of Haasis & Haagen, N.Y.," and 6 hand-col. plates depicting insects. "Most ... have been originally drawn and painted from nature by ... Washington Hoppin, M.D., of this city [Providence]"--P. 41.
  • Bound issue: Title page: Published for the author. Providence : Sayles, Miller and Simons, printers, 1854.
  • Publisher information on covers of pts. varies. Pt. 1: New York : George Savage : Lamport, Blakeman and Law, 1853; pts. 2-4: New York : Published for the author, McElrath and Barker, 1853[-1854]; pts. 5-6: Providence : Published for the author (Sayles, Miller and Simons, printers), 1854.
  • Originally issued in 6 pts., 1853-1854. Title page and other preliminaries in pt. 6.
  • Although each pt. is marked "vol. 1," no further vols. were published.
  • Originally published: New York : George Savage, 1853. Cf. Sabin.
Local Notes
Provenance (Arents copy 2): H.P. Pratt, M.D. (inscription on covers of pts. 2-3).
Arents copies: Parts issue. Copy 1: Housed in brown cloth protective covers and slipcase. Copy 2: Housed in olive green cloth protective covers and quarter dark green morocco and olive green cloth slipcase, gilt.
Copy in QIT: Bound in 1 v.
Cited in
Sabin 35526
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    a| Includes index.
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    a| Publisher information on covers of pts. varies. Pt. 1: New York : George Savage : Lamport, Blakeman and Law, 1853; pts. 2-4: New York : Published for the author, McElrath and Barker, 1853[-1854]; pts. 5-6: Providence : Published for the author (Sayles, Miller and Simons, printers), 1854.
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    a| Mode of access: Internet.
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