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For All ENTOMOLOGY or LEPIDOPTEROLOGY Lovers, this is the Book for you! Butterflies, Moths, Insects, Beetles, Locust, Grasshoppers, Mantids, Crickets, Stink Bugs, Nymphs Earwings, Stoneflies, and many many more are all featured here in this wonderful Insect Guide Book!

A 1948 Unusual Rare Black Vintage/Antique Edition of THE INSECT GUIDE orders and Major Families of North American Insects by Ralph B. Swain, Ph.D. Who at the time was on the Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, at the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture...with GORGEOUS OLD Color Plates and black and white illustrations by SuZan N. Swain....

There are 48 colored plates in all with many different insects on each plate...there are also 15 black and white illustrated pages. A wonderful guide for anyone interested...plates could be used to frame, for scrapbooking, for paper ephemera needs, tags, cards, study, homeschooling, mixed media and altered art projects, use to learn to paint, or draw the different species...any numerous uses..or just use for a guide book as originally intended...filled with fascinating information about numerous and varied insects!

This Edition is in Good Vintage Condition..., cover has fading and wear around edges, but overall in really nice condition...pages are all intact with no rips, tears or writing! Just a REALLY GREAT Collectible HB Edition!

The Insect Guide
Orders and Major Families of North American Insects
by Ralph. B. Swain, Ph.D.
Bureau of Entomology
and Plant Quarantine, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
Illustrated by Suzan N. Swain
Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Garden City, New York

The INSECT GUIDE by Ralph B. Swain U.S. Department of Agriculture Entomology 1948 Rare Black HB Collectible Edition