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3 extracts from Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Vol. 18 [Blackwall's piece] and Vol. 20 [Newport's pieces]. 4to. 277-279; 219-224; 281-283 pp. Margins trimmed. Bound together in modern plain stiff brown wrappers, titles from original journal table of contents tipped-in at front cover; front cover stained. Very good. Newport "was a prominent English entomologist. Newport is especially noted for his studies utilizing the microscope and his skills in dissection. He was President of the Entomological Society of London 1843-1844 and also a member of the Ray Society . He is buried in Kensal Green Cemetery, London (Wikipedia). Blackwell "was a British naturalist. . . . He published A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland (2 vols., 1861-1864, Ray Society), which included accounts of 304 species and gave the first adequate descriptions of British spiders. Ten of the plates included were by Octavius Pickard-Cambridge and twelve were by the Irish naturalist Robert Templeton" (Wikipedia).
Title: [3 papers]. "XII. On the Aqueous Vapour Expelled from Bee-hives" by Newport [with] "XIII. On the Number and Structure of the Mammulae Employed by Spiders in the Process of Spinning" by Blackwell [with] "XIII. "Note on the Generation of Aphides" by Newport.
Publisher: [London:, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 1841 & 1851].: 1841
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: S11518