Elementary Text-Book of Entomology (Classic Reprint)




      Elementary Text-Book of Entomology (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Elementary d104 Book of EntomologyInsects differ from all the other groups in many important characters They are provided with one pair of antennae, six legs only in the perfect state, their body is divided into head, thorax, and abdomen, and they pass through four stages of existence.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Best Download Elementary Text-Book of Entomology (Classic Reprint) [ author ] William Forsell Kirby [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – bluevapours.co.uk

William Forsell Kirby 14 January 1844 20 November 1912 was an English entomologist and folklorist.He was born in Leicester He was the eldest son of Samuel Kirby, who was a banker He was educated privately, and became interested in butterflies and moths at an early age The family moved to Brighton, where he became acquainted with Henry Cooke, Frederick Merrifield and J N Winter He published the Manual of European Butterflies in 1862.In 1867 he became a curator in the Museum of the Royal Dublin Society, and produced a Synonymic Catalogue of Diurnal Lepidoptera 1871 Supplement 1877.In 1879 Kirby joined the staff of the Natural History Museum as an assistant, after the death of Frederick Smith He published a number of catalogues, as well as Rhopalocera Exotica 1887 1897 and an Elementary Text book of Entomology He retired in 1909.Kirby had a wide range of interests, knew many languages and fully translated the Finland s national epic, the Kalevala, from Finnish into English Kirby s translation, which carefully reproduces the Kalevala meter, was a major influence on the writings of J.R.R Tolkien, who first read it in his teens.Kirby provided many footnotes to Sir Richard Burton s translation of the Arabian Nights Kirby also did important work on orthopteroid insects including a three volume Catalogue of all known species 1904, 1906, 1910 A short biography of Kirby, with particular reference to his work on phasmids was published by Bragg in 2007.WorksEntomology Manual of European Butterflies 1862 Synonymic Catalogue of Diurnal Lepidoptera 1871 Catalogue of the collection of diurnal Lepidoptera formed by the late William Chapman Hewitson of Oatlands, Walton on Thames and bequeathed by him to the British Museum London, John Van Voorst iv 246 pp 18 A Hand book to the Order Lepidoptera 1896 Familiar butterflies and moths 1901 Butterflies and moths of Europe Illustrated 1903 Elementary Text book of Entomology Marvels of Ant Life Circa 1890s A Synonymic Catalogue of Orthoptera British Museum Natural History , London 3 volumes 1904, 1906, 1910He is also credited on a few other works Illustrations of diurnal Lepidoptera by William Chapman Hewitson 1863 Natural history by Richard Lydekker 1897Literary works Kalevala the Land of Heroes 1907 The Hero of Esthonia and other studies in the romantic literature of that country 1895 Contributions to the Bibliography of the Thousand and One Nights and Their Imitations An appendix to Volume 10 to Richard F Burton s translation of The Nights 1886

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  • Hardcover
  • 426 pages
  • Elementary Text-Book of Entomology (Classic Reprint)
  • William Forsell Kirby
  • 23 February 2018
  • 0331074206

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