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American Entomology, or Descriptions of the Insects of North America

Philadelphia: William Brown for Samuel Augustus Mitchell, 1824[-1828]

Provenance

John Gerard Heckscher (bookplate); Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow; their son Alexander, by whom given to MFA December 1985 (accessioned January 22, 1986).

Credit Line

Gift of Alexander R. Vershbow

1824–28

Place of Publication

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Shoemaker 17901; Nissen 3612; Sabin 77371

Dimensions

Overall: 23.2 x 15.8 x 5.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 1/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.1022

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 55 etching and engravings, all but one hand-colored

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books