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As Nature Shows Them: Moths and Butterflies of the United States East of the Rocky Mountains

Moths and Butterflies of the United States

1900
Sherman Foote Denton (American, 1856–1937), Publisher J. B. Millet Company (American)


Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 25.5 x 18.5 x 5.2 cm (10 1/16 x 7 5/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2419a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with fifty-six "nature prints" and numerous photomechanical relief prints

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Boston: J. B. Millet Company, 1900) 25.5 cm (two vols.); (v. 1) x pp. [3 ff.] 161 pp., plus 13 plates; (v. 2) xi, 2 pp. [1 f.] pp. 164-361, plus 43 plates; contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco.


Boston: J. B. Millet Company, 1900

Provenance

By 1922, Lauriat Bookshop, Boston; October 25, 1922, sold to William A. Sargent (b. 1858 - d. 1936), Boston; 1937, bequest of William A. Sargent to the MFA. (Accession date: November 17, 1937)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent