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 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.
by John Bernhard Smith - J.B. Lippincott Company
The relation of insects to man, to other animals, to one another, and to plants, with a chapter on the war against insects. The insects' influence upon humanity, directly and indirectly, is vastly greater than is generally realized.
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 Eleanor Spicer Rice - Your Wild Life
Dr. Eleanor is an entomologist with a knack for telling good stories, especially about the secret lives of her favorite insects: the ANTS! In this new guide, Dr. Eleanor delights readers young and old with tales of our tiny insect neighbors.