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vintage BUTTERFLY BUG bookplate PRINT 1918 Field Book of Insects

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This is an original bookplate from the book
Field Book of Insects by Frank E. Lutz, PHD 1918
(late curator of the American Museum of Natural History)

Plate 78:
hetaerina americana, calopteryx maculata,
perithemis domitia, and libellula pilchella.

A color plate showing 6 various creatures/bugs with wings
(back side is is blank except for the words: colored illustrations)

Page size:
3.75 inches wide x 6.75 inches high

Image size;
3.125 inches wide x 6.25 inches high

Meant as a field guide for insect followers and hunters.....
a fabulous piece of work with color plates and black and white
sketches used for identification.

A wonderful example of a specimen catalog page and
field guide art.

vintage BUTTERFLY BUG bookplate PRINT 1918 Field Book of Insects


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