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Ward, Mary, 1827–1869

Entomology in sport, and Entomology in earnest / by the Honorable Mrs. W. and Lady M.

Additional Title(s):

Entomology in sport

Entomology in earnest

London : Paul Jerrard & Son, 170 Fleet St., [1859]
Physical Description:
20, 48 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 19 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QL482.G8 W37 1859
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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By the sisters Mary Ward and Lady Jane Mahon. See Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Added lithographed title page, on title page verso: Entomology in sport, by two lovers of the science. To which is added entomology in earnest.
Printed by Bradbury and Evans, Whitefriars.
Date of publication from NSTC.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's gilt- and blind-stamped brown cloth. Title stamped in gilt on front cover; blind stamped on back cover. Autograph: L.J. Graham Clarke, Glanrhos, 1913. Label: D.W. Jones Circulating Library, Post Office, Llandilo.
Divided into two parts. The first contains a poem which introduces the reader to various insects, each stanza beginning with a colored illuminated or historiated initial, together with many vignettes. The second part explains how to study the insects themselves, outlining the equipment needed and providing a brief definition of insects in their various stages.
Subject Terms:
Clarke, Leonard John Graham, 1841-1920 -- Autograph.
D.W. Jones Circulating Library -- Bookplate.
Entomology -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Wood engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1859.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1859.
Mahon, Jane, -1895, author.
Bradbury & Evans, printer.
Paul Jerrard & Son, publisher.

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