Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, المجلد 1

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Society, 1812
 

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الصفحة 65 - I give you thanks for the kind visit you made me here, and those rare insects you were pleased to communicate. I am now entering upon an history of insects, for which you would have been a far fitter person, having, what I want, your senses entire, your strength firm, your understanding and memory perfect. The main reason which induces me to undertake it is, because I have Mr. Willughby's History and Papers in my hands, who had spent a great deal of time, and bestowed much pains, upon this subject,...
الصفحة v - Society was then sitting; yet so sudden and rapid was the impetuous course of the fire, that the flames beat against the windows before they could well get out of the room, many of them leaving their hats and canes. Their loss so much disheartened them, that although they several times met for that purpose, they never could collect so many together, as would be sufficient to form a Society...
الصفحة 49 - The English entomologist : exhibiting all the coleopterous insects found in England ; including upwards of 500 different species, the figures of which have never before been given to the public ; the whole accurately drawn and painted after nature, arranged and named according to the Linnean system.
الصفحة 46 - Lend. 1759/1763. pynppsis of the Natural History of Great Britain and Ireland; containing a systematic Arrangement and concise Description of all the Animals, Vegetables, and Fossils which have hitherto been discovered in these Kingdoms.
الصفحة 51 - The insects are charmingly represented in all their mutations ; and on such large and characteristic specimens of their food, the whole plants as well as insects being scientifically delineated and described, that this publication is to • / the full as valuable to the botanist as it is to the entomologist : we never before beheld the sister sciences walk so closely, and so engagingly hand in hand, as in this interesting volume. It is truly a Flora et Enlomologia.
الصفحة 40 - Insect, p. 202.— Bibl. Ent. I. p. 163. 4. An Essay, wherein are considered the Tendons and Membranes of the Wings of Butterflies. Lond. 1767, 4°. fig — Bibl. Ent. I. p. 164. HARRIS (TM). 1. The Natural History of the Bible ; or a Description of all the Quadrupeds, etc. mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures. Boston, 1820, 8°.— Lond.
الصفحة 40 - THE GENERA INSECTORUM OF LINNAEUS exemplified by various specimens of English Insects...
الصفحة v - I was, however, deprived of that pleasure ; for not long after the great fire happened in Cornhill *, in which the Swan Tavern was burnt down, together with the Society's valuable collection of Insects, Books, &c., and all their Regalia. The Society was then sitting; yet so sudden and rapid was the impetuous course of the fire, that the flames beat against the windows before they could well get out of the room, many of them leaving their hats and canes. Their loss so much disheartened them, that...
الصفحة 48 - Of the Natural History of British Insects ; Explaining them in their Several States, with the periods of their Transformations, their Food, (Economy, &c.
الصفحة 63 - Coloured Specimens, to Illustrate The Natural History of BUTTERFLIES, from the Collection of Mr. Lee, Hammersmith.

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