Edward Wesley Janson

Edward Wesley Janson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Edward Wesley Janson (14 March 1822 - 14 September 1891) was an English entomologist who specialised in Coleoptera. The Janson family was of Dutch origin and Edward Wesley Janson's father was the London Agent of the Dutch-Rhenish Railway Company. A keen entomologist Janson was elected a Fellow of the Entomological Society of London in 1843.In 1850 he was appointed Curator of the collections of the Society a post he held until 1863. Then he became Librarian until 1874. He started up his natural history business in 1852 selling books and specimens. He also became a publisher, first intitiating the Journal of Entomology ( in 14 parts from 1862-1866 with Taylor and Francis), then Cistula Entomologica, ( 29 parts, from 1869-1885). He also published a volume of British Beetles in 1863 with illustrations from Curtis's) Curtis's British Entomology.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135708384
  • 9786135708387