Book of Monsters
by D. Fairchild, M.H. Fairchild
Publisher: National Geographic Society 1914
Number of pages: 278
The pictures in this book are portraits of creatures which are as much the real inhabitants of the world as we are, and have all the rights of ownership that we have, but, because their own struggle for existence so often crosses ours, many of them are our enemies. Indeed, man's own real struggle for the supremacy of the world is his struggle to control these tiny monsters.
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by G. V. Hudson - West, Newman & Co.
The present work is intended as a guide to those who desire to collect or study our native Lepidoptera, and also as a book of reference to the general reader. With a few exceptions this book only treats of what are termed the Macro-Lepidoptera.
by Robert Evans Snodgrass - Dover
Contents: the grasshopper and its cousins, roaches and other ancient insects, ways and means of living, termites, plant lice, the periodical cicada, insect metamorphosis, the caterpillar and the moth, mosquitoes and flies.
by John B. Smith - Brooklyn Entomological Society
The book is of exceptional historical interest in the insights it gives into development of early modern entomological science. It also is of practical value as a source for terms that are obscure to modern users because they are no longer current.
The book provides an overview of insects, mites and ticks that directly cause diseases of humans and domestic animals, and that transmit microbes causing disease. It is aimed at students and practitioners in medical and veterinary health services.