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Our butterflies and moths : a true-to-life adventure into the wonderland of the butterfly world and its related insect kingdom as seen through fact and fancy, fable and folklore, of which these gossamer winged creatures are a colorful part

Author: William H Howe
Publisher: North Kansas City, Missouri. : True Color Publishing Company, [©1963]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Howe, William H.
Our butterflies and moths.
North Kansas City, Mo., True Color Pub. Co. [©1963]
(OCoLC)691049133
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William H Howe
OCLC Number: 177401
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (some color) portrait ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction. Prologue: How butterflies originated ; Early stages --
The butterflies. The swallowtails ; The whites, sulphurs and orange-tips ; Our migrating butterflies ; The fritillaries, emperors and admirals ; The wood satyrs ; The blues, coppers and hairstreaks ; The skipper butterflies --
The moths. The sphinx moths ; The silkworm moths ; Sugaring for moths --
Digressions and quotations. To a butterfly ; When "Yellow jack" swept Charleston ; The butterfly and the Aspen ; The one that got away ; "The butterflies' fad" ; Insect superstitions of the Ozarks ; Collecting butterflies in Mexico ; Florida butterfly collecting guide ; America's vanishing butterfly ; "Uncle Jotham's boarder" ; Elegy of a night moth ; Colorado butterfly collecting guide ; The saga of Silkville ; Miracle of a moth ; Collecting and collectors ; Suspicious conduct ; Trapping butterflies and moths ; The butterflies of Baldwin Hill ; The caterpillar and the dinosaur ; The butterfly and the camel ; Summer's requiem.
Other Titles: True-to-life adventure into the wonderland of the butterfly world and its related insect kingdom as seen through fact and fancy, fable and folklore, of which these gossamer winged creatures are a colorful part
Responsibility: by William H. Howe ; with 25 water-color paintings and 70 black and white wash illustrations by the author-artist.

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