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"On the Cecidomyia Destructor, or Hessian Fly." In: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society . . . vol. VIII - New Series.

By: MORRIS, Margaretta Hare (1797-1867).

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, William S. Young, 1843.: 1843

Seller ID: S7264


Thick 4to. (Article) [49]-51 pp.; article lightly foxed. (Whole vol.) xi, 357 pp. Numerous engraved plates, figs., charts; browning, foxing throughout. Later gilt stamped green cloth. Very good. FIRST EDITION. Significant work on the Hessian fly by pioneer woman scientist. Morris was an early female American scientist and the first female member of Ac. Nat. Scis. Philad. of Germantown, PA. This study of the Hessian fly had particular significance for agriculture as a careful examination of these insects ". . . delineated life history and concluded that eggs were laid in grain rather than ... View more info

Fabre's Book of Insects Retold from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos' Translation of Fabre's "Souvenirs Entomologiques" . . . Illustrated by E. J. Detmold.

By: STAWELL, Mrs. Rodolph.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York:, Tudor, 1935.: 1935

Seller ID: S8411


New edition. 4to. viii, 271 pp. Tipped-in color frontis., 11 further tipped-in color plates. Gilt stamped pictorial green cloth. Early ownership signature of Lillian U. Whiting. FINE. View more info