The Butterfly Book
by William Jacob Holland
Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company 1922
Number of pages: 602
The aim is to guide the amateur collector in right paths and to prepare him by the intelligent accomplishment of his labors for the enjoyment of still wider and more difficult researches in this and allied fields of human knowledge. The work is confined to the fauna of the continent of North America north of the Rio Grande of Texas.
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