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Author Peale, Titian Ramsay, 1799-1885, artist, author.

Title The butterflies of North America : Titian Peale's lost manuscript / [by Titian Ramsay Peale] ; foreword by Ellen V. Futter ; preface and scientific captions by David A. Grimaldi ; introduction by Kenneth Haltman.

Publication Info. New York : American Museum of Natural History : in association with Abrams, 2015.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  595.789097 PEA    AVAILABLE
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Description 255 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Note "This work, along with a companion volume on catepillars, was never published, and resides today in the Rare Book Collection of the American Museum of Natural History's Library in New York"--Page [4] of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-249) and index.
Contents Foreword. The butterflies of Titian Ramsay Peale / by Ellen V. Futter -- Preface. Titian Ramsay Peale : America's first lepidopterist / by David A. Grimaldi -- Introduction. A life of artful science : the metamorphosis of Titian Ramsay Peale / by Kenneth Haltman -- The plates. The butterflies of North America, diurnal Lepidoptera : whence the come, where they go, and what they do / by Titian Ramsay Peale -- The prospectus. Lepidoptera Americana : or, Original figures of the moths and butterflies of North America : in their various stages of existence, and the plants on which they feed, drawn on stone, and coloured from nature : with their characters, synonyms, and remarks on their habits and manners / by Titian Ramsay Peale -- The caterpillar album. Lepidoptera : larva, food-plant, pupa &c. / by Titian Ramsay Peale -- Titian Ramsay Peale's letter "to the publishers".
Subject Butterflies -- North America -- Pictorial works.
Butterflies -- North America.
Lepidoptera -- North America -- Pictorial works.
Lepidoptera -- North America.
Added Author Futter, Ellen V., author of foreword.
Grimaldi, David A., author of preface, scientific captions.
Haltman, Kenneth, 1957- author of introduction.
American Museum of Natural History. Library, current owner of manuscript.
American Museum of Natural History, issuing body.
Added Title Titian Peale's lost manuscript
ISBN 9781419717840
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