Book Review Digest Volume 1

Book Review Digest Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...as they exist in America, written with the greatest regard for scientific accuracy and thoroughness, but in such a way as to interest the average intelligent reader. A chapter on insects and disease, ' giving an account of the researches which have determined beyond any question the part played by mosquitoes in the spread of malaria and yellow fever, is of special timeliness just now."--Outlook. "We have in this simple volume a whole library of insect lore, brought into convenient compass, abundantly illustrated and clearly printed." + Critic. 47: 383. O. '05. HOw. "Readable and profusely illustrated, it gives a great amount of information about the insects of this country, in such a manner that it is available to any intelligent person. With all its merits, Prof. Kellogg's book is a little too much of a compilation to be ideally satisfactory." T. D. A. Cockerell. + H Dial. 39:164. S. 16, '05. 690w. "it seems that nothing needed to make this a complete guide to the study or 'mr American insects has been omitted. The st, e of the book is in general popular and adapted to the average intelligent reader." + + + ind. 59: 1112. N. 9, 05. 340w. "ln general, entomologists will agree with the schemes of classification." + + _ Nation. 81:207. S. 7, '05. 690w. "Not only is an excellent reference book, but Kellogg, Vernon--Confirmed.... contains much interesting reading for any nature-lover." + + + Outlook. 81:43. S. 2, '05. lOOw. "The minor defects noted detract little from its real value, and Professor Kellogg's volume will be weicomed as one of the best general text-books on the subject covered." C. L. Marla tt. + +--Science, n.s. 22: 563. N. 3, '05. 1160w. Kellor, Frances A. Out of...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 807g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236966511
  • 9781236966513