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Contributions toward a Monograph of the Lepidopterous Family Noctuidae of Boreal North America: A Revision of the Species of Acronycta (Ochsenheimer) and of Certain Allied Genera by John Bernhard Smith & Harrison G. Dyar - First Edition - 1898 - from Madden Books and Biblio.com

Contributions toward a Monograph of the Lepidopterous Family Noctuidae of Boreal North America: A Revision of the Species of Acronycta (Ochsenheimer) and of Certain Allied Genera

by John Bernhard Smith & Harrison G. Dyar

Condition: Good/No DJ


Good half leather bound with hard grain morocco at fore corners and spine over brown pseudo-marbled paper over boards; five raised bands with gilt dot and chain pattern; gilt titles. Clean covers and spine; rubbed at fore corners, boards just exposed on rear cover at fore corners; 1.5 x .5 inch leather chip missing at spine tail; cracked at cover/spine joints, end papers intact; covers weakened at hinge but all reamins tightly bound; clean interior; slight age darkening. 194 text pp; xxii b/w plates; VII color plates. Color plate IV is loose and laid in; all others intact in Very Good condition. Cf, OCLC #11046074. 8vo.


  • Bookseller: Madden Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: M00483
  • Title: Contributions toward a Monograph of the Lepidopterous Family Noctuidae of Boreal North America: A Revision of the Species of Acronycta (Ochsenheimer) and of Certain Allied Genera
  • Author: John Bernhard Smith & Harrison G. Dyar
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: No DJ
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Smithsonian Inst/ USGPO
  • Place: Washington, DC
  • Date published: 1898
  • Keywords: BUTTERFLIES, MOTHS, COLLECTING, ENTOMOLOGY, LEPIDOPTERA, MOTHS, INSECTS
  • Subjects: NATURE / Butterflies & Moths;



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