Introduction to entomology. Comprehending a general view of the metamorphoses, external structure, anatomy, physiology, and systematic arrangement of the class insects. Illustrated by thirty-eight coloured plates, with memoirs of Swammerdam and De Geer

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Naturalist's library. Entomology ; v. 1

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[i]-ii p., 4ℓ. [ix-xvi] [17]-331 [1]p. front. (port.), illus., 35 (i.e. 36) pl. (part col.) 16.7 cm

Abstract

This volume is one of a series of books that were published as part of The Naturalist's Library, whose purpose was to make natural history available to all levels of Victorian society. The series was edited by Sir William Jardien, 7th Baronet of Applegirth (1800-1874).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_William_Jardine,_7th_Baronet
This volume was written by Scottish zoologist, James Duncan (1804-1861),
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Duncan_(zoologist)

The volume also includes "memoirs" on two naturalists:

Jan Swammerdam (1637-1680), Dutch biologist and    microscopist.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Swammerdam


Charles de Geer (!720-1778) Swedish industrialist and entomologist.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_De_Geer

Date

1840

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Duncan, James, 1804-1861. “Introduction to entomology. Comprehending a general view of the metamorphoses, external structure, anatomy, physiology, and systematic arrangement of the class insects. Illustrated by thirty-eight coloured plates, with memoirs of Swammerdam and De Geer.” WCSU Archives, 20 June 2017. Accessed on the Web: 23 Apr. 2019.

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