The history of insects.
Bibliographic Citation:
The history of insects. Concord [N.H.] : John W. Moore & Co., 1832.
John W. Moore & Co., 1832.
  • Poem about insects by Anna Letitia Barbauld appears on title page verso.
  • First sentence: "Insects are so called from a separation in the middle of their bodies, seemingly cut into two parts, and joined together by a small ligature, as we see in wasps and common flies."
  • Includes 8 woodcuts.
  • Contents: Flea -- Grasshopper -- Dragon-fly -- Scorpion -- Honey-bee -- Elephant-beetle -- Butterfly.
  • Copy in McGill Library Rare Books and Special Collections: buff wrappers.
Physical Description: and white, 9 x 6 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Geographical Description, Local History and Natural History
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