Author:NEWPORT, George (1803-1854)

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[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.

By: NEWPORT, George (1803-1854) & John BLACKWALL (1790-1881).

Price: $22.00

Publisher: [London:, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 1841 & 1851].: 1841

Seller ID: S11518


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 Cem... View more info

"XXVII. On the Anatomy and Affinities of Pteronarcys regalis, Newm.: with a Postscript, Containing Descriptions of Some American Perlidae, together with Notes on Their Habits."

By: NEWPORT, George (1803-1854).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [London:, Trans. Linn. Soc. London, 1851].: 1851

Seller ID: S11517


Extract from Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Vol. 20. 4to. 425-452 pp. 1 plate. Dis-bound, bound by 4 staples. Very good. Newport's paper exploring American stoneflies. Pteronarcys californica, the salmonfly or giant stonefly common to California and the Western seaboard, was discovered by Newport. View more info