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 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 It also is of practical value as a source for terms that are obscure to modern users because they are no longer current.
by Leonard Haseman - Missouri Book Company
Contents: introduction; grasshopper; house fly or typhoid fly; mosquito; cabbage miller; apple worm; tomato or tobacco worm; firefly; white grub or june-bug; Colorado potato beetle; lady-beetle; dragon-fly; squash bug; plant-louse; honey bee; ant.
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In this little book an attempt has been made to discuss the more abundant and widely distributed butterflies of eastern North America from the point of view of their life histories and their relations to their surroundings.